OBITUARY - RUTH EURITT HARRIS
Ruth EURITT HARRIS, daughter of Everett and Bernice EURITT, was born January 7, 1926 on a farm near Mount Ayr, Iowa. She
passed away July 25, 2000 in Sacramento, California where she had made her home for almost 39 years.
Ruth graduated from Mount Ayr high school in 1942, and from Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas in 1947. She later
completed a Master's degree in social work at the University of California. She was a 29-year employee of the Sacramento
County Welfare Department, retiring as a bureau chief from that agency.
She and Jack HARRIS were the parents of three children: Carol SIPERLY of Buena Park, California, John HARRIS (Shannon) of
Des Moines, Iowa and Kathy SEATRIS (Mike) of Elk Grove, California, all of whom survive her. She was later married to Tom
PAPP and was step-mother to Kevin, Steve and Susie PAPP, all of California.
She is survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; her two sisters, Margaret CAMPBELL of Mount Ayr and
Evelyn CARSON (Paul); and many nieces and nephews as well as many friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Everett and Bernice EURITT; two brothers, Donald and Marion; and her
brother-in-law Ira CAMPBELL.
Ruth was dearly loved by her family and many friends. She will be sorely missed.
Services and burial were held in Elk Grove, California, on Friday, July 28, 2000.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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