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Ruth Emily Beebe

August 12th, 2012

Ruth Emily Newland Beebe went to her heavenly reward on Sunday, August 12. 2012 in the Caldwell, Idaho hospital, after a brief illness. She was born August 29, 1926 in Caldwell to William and Mable Spencer Newland. She married David Stanley Beebe on February 9, 1947, and two sons, Donald and Dennis were born to this union. They had a dairy in the Ridgeview, Oregon area until retirement in 1985, and remained on the farm the rest of her life. Ruth's dream of visiting a cousin's plantation in the Philippines came true twice, once for a short stay and another for three months while they helped set up a dairy. They enjoyed traveling around Europe and the U.S. She was taking pictures when the space shuttle Columbia blew up. Ruth loved her Lord greatly and was an active member of Homedale Friends Community Church. She particularly enjoyed her many years of working with the youth Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Archie, Paul and Floyd, sisters Edna Rhoe and Aileen Guitterez, as well as her niece, Mary Jo Loveland, to whom she especially close. She is survived by her husband David, sons Donald of Adrian, OR and Dennis (Kelly) of Boise, brother Everett Newland of Caldwell, 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. A viewing will be held Thursday, August 16th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Flahiff Chapel in Homedale. A celebration of Ruth's life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 17th in the Homedale Friends Community Church, 17434 Hwy 95, between Wilder and Homedale. A luncheon will follow at the Friends Church. Service Information

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