Ruby Schuh

Former Lake Oswego resident Ruby (Paulson) Schuh died May 19, 2011, in Alaska after a lengthy illness. She was 69.

Born June 23, 1941, in Isabel, S.D., she was the daughter of Char-lotte Green Paul-son and Nels Frederick Paulson and the only sister of seven older brothers.

After graduating from Northern State Teachers College, now Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., she taught at a rural elementary school in South Dakota and worked 10 years for the U.S. government.

She lived in Lake Oswego from 1982 until 2002 and during that time was a vice president of Key Corp. in Oregon until her retirement in 1999.

In March 2002 Ruby Paulson married Thomas Schuh. They lived in Everett, Wash., before moving to Eagle River, Alaska, where she resided until her death.

Mrs. Schuh was a skilled painter, an avid reader, excellent cook and enjoyed crafts. She volunteered at her church and was a surrogate grandma to neighbor children.

In addition to her husband Tom, she is survived by her brothers Daniel, Paul and Clyde and their wives, six stepchildren, two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law. She was preceded in death by her brothers Lowell, Eugene, Lester and Nels.

Services were held May 23 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Anchorage, Alaska. Interment followed at Anchorage Memorial Park.

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