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Obituary for Ruth M. Anderson Peterson Cash
19 April, 1899 -  24 March, 1984
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
March, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ruth Cash

     Memorial services for Ruth M. Peterson Cash, 84 of 126 Fourth Rd. N., Nampa, who died Saturday, March 24, at a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Building of Reverence, Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     The Rev. Joseph Housh of the Nampa First United Methodist Church, will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
     She was born April, 19, 1899, in Polk County, Neb., a daughter of Frank O. and Anna Sandall Anderson, and was reared and attended schools there.
     She married William Swan Peterson in 1920 in Nebraska and they made their home at Big Springs, Neb., and later at St. Paul, Neb., before moving to the Nampa area in 1937.
     Mr. Peterson died August 6, 1960.
     She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Nampa, and of the United Methodist Women.  In recent years she was active in the ECHO phone program for senior citizens.
     She is survived by two sons, Wayne Peterson, Meridian, and Gene S. Peterson, Nampa; one daughter, Marilyn L. Larkin, Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, seven brothers and one sister.
     Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, Boise, or flowers may be sent.
     Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa from noon until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.