Of Everett, lost her two year fight with cancer on May 31, 2012.
She was born on June 8, 1943 in Spokane, WA.
She was an avid bowler, and enjoyed golf and softball.
Her favorite past time was going to the casino.
She was preceded in death by her father Harvey R. Witham and her mother Eileen M. Witham.
Survived by her husband Donald L. Ruskey, children Joyce and Keith Gerow, Jerri Ivey, Ricky Ivey, Billi and Stan Startzman and step-daughter Barbara J. Piper, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
There will be a Purple Party in her honor, held on Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Startzman residence located at 13200 4th PL SE, Snohomish, WA.
We ask that all wear some purple, her favorite color.
It is a potluck, hotdogs and hamburgers will be provided.