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Ruth Bogue Sutton

Oct. 5, 1931-Nov. 5, 2018

Our mother, Ruth Sutton left us to join our father in heaven in the afternoon hours on Nov. 5, 2018.

She was born in Alder on Oct. 5, 1931 to Jim and Ivel Bogue. Ruth spent her childhood years in the Madison Valley. Ruth met the love of her life, Fred Sutton, when she was 18 while working at the Blue Anchor Restaurant in Twin Bridges and married shortly thereafter. Ruth was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. 

Ruth was a devoted mother to her three children, Dan, Connie and Russ. Ruth and Fred moved several times throughout their lives, eventually settling down in Dillon for the past 42 years. Ruth worked at Clancy School, Barrett Hospital and at Western Montana College, where she eventually retired from 1993.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband Fred, daughter Connie McEachern and numerous brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sister Doris (George) Brewster, sons Daniel (Linda) Sutton and Russell (RayAnn) Sutton and son in law Bob McEachern.  Grandchildren Cory (Kendra) Sutton, Kurt (Tianna) McEachern, Karmen McEachern, Keon Sutton, Shane (Annie) Sutton, Dustin Sutton, Karson (Marc) Evans. Great grandchildren Kayla, Cass, Kai, Dylan, Tyler, Parker, Luke, Joey, Kolter, Rain, Bradley, Logan, Joshua, Noah and Bodie.   

The doctors and staff at Barrett Hospital were wonderful to her and she always appreciated the care they gave her. They will always be treasured by her family for the loving care they provided. Service will be at the Brundage Home on Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. Interment will be held at the Point of Rocks Cemetery following the service. Celebration of Life gathering to be held at the Elks Lodge in Dillon.

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