Obituary Ruth Bohart

Ruth Bohart, 85, of Carmichael, CA died Sunday, January 13, 2002 after a brief illness.

She was born May 13, 1916 at Vermillion to Harry and Mary Ballard.

Mrs. Bohart graduated from University High School and The University of South Dakota.

On June 23, 1941, she married Russell (Stub) Bohart at Vermillion. She was a teacher in South Dakota until 1964, when the family moved to Sacramento, CA. Mrs. Bohart continued to teach in Sacramento Public School as a reading specialist. After retirement, she was hired by Scott Foresman Reading Series as a representative and advisor.

Stub Bohart, her husband, died Jan. 3, 1990 and Mrs. Bohart moved to Eskaton, a country club lifestyle retirement center in Carmichael. At Eskaton she enjoyed her friends and playing bridge; and leading the rosary at the chapel there.

Mrs. Bohart enjoyed life. She and her husband were world wide travelers. Travels took them to Rome, China, Hong Kong, Kenya, Africa, and London. They also traveled in western Europe and eastern South America.

A rosary service was held at 7 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The funeral mass was at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church Thursday, Jan. 17.

She was placed in a mausoleum with her husband.

She is survived by two sons, Russell Bohart and wife Judy and Roger Bohart and wife Laura; two grandsons, Shane Bohart and wife Heather and Seth Bohart; and a great-grand daughter Grace, daughter of Shane and Heather.

She is also survived by her brother, Howard Ballard and wife Rosemary of Sun City West, AZ; a sister, Robin Eisenmenger of Vermillion; and two sisters-in law, Lois Ballard and Monica Ballard, Vermillion.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, George Ballard and Leo Ballard.

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