Ruth Signora Hansen

September 22, 1917 – August 30, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth Hansen (nee Andersen) at The Lodge on 4th in Ladysmith. Ruth was predeceased by her parents, five siblings, and loving husband.

She will be deeply missed by her son, Bent (Maria) Hansen, daughter, Kari (Larry) Panchuk; grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, and Amy Hansen, Irene Panchuk, Kim and Dean Asdal; great grandchildren, Zachary and Hayley Olfert, Madisyn and Brandon Asdal; sister, Martha Ekeberg in Norway; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth was born in Norway where she married her husband, Oscar. At the age of 40 and 43, they immigrated to Canada with their two children.

Oscar worked as a carpenter and Ruth found work as a chambermaid. She later worked for Vantreight Farms, working with flowers, which was her true passion. Wherever they lived, her gardens were pristine!

No service by request. There will be a private family worship at Cedar Memorial Gardens.

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