Ruth Orton died Dec. 29. She was 90.
Mrs. Orton was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Salem to Albert and Lenora Tracy. She married Leonard in 1945. She earned a degree as a registered nurse and spent more than 50 years working as a nurse in hospitals, doctors’ offices and nursing care facilities.
She was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by her sister, Melba; children, Doug and Liz Orton, Jeanne Hunt and Bill and Lori Orton; seven grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at St. Cecilia Church in Beaverton, with a reception to follow.