OAKS, Ruth Jean, age 90, died peacefully, with family present, at her home in Tucson, AZ, on Thursday, May 9, 2013, after a long illness. Born December 8, 1922, in Oshkosh, WI, she attended Oshkosh State Teachers College and Oshkosh Business School, and worked for Timpken-Detroit Axle, in Oshkosh, after graduation. She later moved to Tucson, where she worked as a real estate appraiser and broker for over 56 years. Survivors include her children, Stanley Oaks, Jr., Berkeley Springs, WV; and Steven Oaks, Sr., Kathleen Oaks-Bernard-Prinz, and Jeffrey Oaks, all of Tucson. In addition, Ruth had seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Oaks, Sr.; her brother, Henry Gilbertson; and her sister, Jane Blumke. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 25, at Saguaro Christian Church, 8302 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85710. Relatives and friends are welcome to join us immediately after the service for refreshments. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the community foodbank. Rest in peace. We love and miss you. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES.
OAKS, Ruth Jean
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