Ruth E. Krater

ruth krater

May 13, 1940 ~ November 17, 2019

Born in: Berlin, Pennsylvania
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Ruth E. Krater, 79, passed away Nov. 17, 2019. Survived by nephew, Gary Krater; niece, Gay Lawrence; sister-in-law, Donna Riley; brother-in-law, James Krater; nephews, Mike (Tammy) Riley and Jim Riley; and best friend, Sweetie. Preceded in death by husband of 58 years, Leo. Ruth worked at JC Penney in Pueblo for 30 years in the accounting department. She married Leo one week after escaping Pennsylvania. Leo was a quadriplegic, kind hearted, and always thought the best of others. Ruth cared for him for 58 years and her comment was always, “I wouldn’t change a thing.” At her request, cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium, with no services. Online condolences,

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  1. I pray that Ruth’s path to Heaven was a peaceful journey. I had the pleasure of working with and learning from Ruth for many years at J.C.Penney. She has now been reunited with the love of her life, her husband Leo.

  2. Ruth was a kind and happy person. She took care of everyone else. She was an inspiration and positive person. I hope you and Leo are dancing on the gold streets of heaven!

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