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Obituary: Eva Mary Rutz (1931-2023)



Born April 14, 1931 in Turtleford, Saskatchewan. Passed away peacefully in the Fort St. John Hospital, surrounded by family on April 21, 2023.

Eva was predeceased by her husband Gordon in 2005, son-in-law Henry Petrie and sister Joan Cunningham. Eva will be greatly missed by her 9 children and their families; Sandra Levac (Marcel), Shirley Petrie, Marlene Lacey (Rod), Hal Rutz, Barry Rutz, Karen Stanley (Blair), Dale Rutz (Niki), Cindy Rost, Kirk Rutz; her 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

A very special thank you to the doctors and nurses who did so much for mom while she was in their care. Also a very special thank you to her caregivers Loretta, Theresa, and Carol. You are very special people. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Eva to the Silver Willow 4H Beef Club or the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation.

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