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Published December 25, 2012, 12:00 AM

Ruth Anderson

Ruth Evelyn Anderson, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend died Sunday, December 23, 2012 in the Mahnomen Health Center Hospital at the age of 96.

Ruth E. Christianson was born March 9, 1916 to Hilda and Idius Christianson in Gully, MN. She was baptized and confirmed at Lund Lutheran Church. Ruth's family was blessed with the gift of music and she and her siblings played various instruments and spent many evenings playing and dancing in the music room. Ruth graduated from Gully High School and furthered her education at Bemidji State College from 1934-1935. In 1936, she graduated from Brady & Rogers School of Cosmetology in Minneapolis, MN. Ruth was employed in various salons in Minneapolis, McIntosh and Bagley, MN. Although she didn't always work in a salon setting, she continued to apply her skills as a cosmetologist for her family and friends.

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