Ruth Peoples

Ruth G (Huling) Peoples passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at the age of 93 after suffering from a 7408314B191B4D9F8AF4B79594FC1360massive stroke. She was born January 16, 1923, in Yonkers, NY. Her parents were Glenn and Mary Huling. She had two siblings: Glenn and Jacqueline, both who have passed.While she was in New York City she met her future husband, Arthur Zeno Peoples. He was sent to Portland, Main and stationed on a minesweeper ship during the war. Ruth married Arthur on September 14th, 1944, while Arthur was on a 72-hour pass, and she joined him in Main shortly thereafter. The were bless to have been married for almost 71 years. Art and Ruth had two wonderful sons, David and Steven Peoples. David married Tammy and had three daughters. Steven married Lynn and had 3 sons. Both sons passed away in September 1999. During the war, Ruth did serve some time giving back to the military,however, she felt that she could. Following the war, Ruth worked for America Savings and loans for 24 years as the Escrow manager. Ruth enjoyed spending her time playing Bridge, reading a new book, watching movies, spending time with her grandchildren, and making memories with her family and close friends. Ruth had three grandsons, Joshua People, Seth Peoples and Cory Peoples, and three granddaughters, Heather Peoples-Sali, Jamie Peoples-Morris, and Danielle Peoples-Petersen. She also had 14 great-grandchildren. Please feel free to add your condolences in the comments below.


Visitation will be held Friday, August 26, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831, Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240


A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240