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Obituary for Ruth Marler Dunlap

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Ruth Marler Dunlap

September 3, 1931 - January 11, 2012

Ruth Marler DunlapRuth Alene Dunlap, age 80, passed away January 11, 2012.Ruth was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky on September 3, 1931, daughter of the late George B. Marler and Rissie O’Neal Marler. She moved to Grand Junction, Colorado in 1943 where she met and married Richard E. Dunlap on May 4, 1950. They moved to Ogden, Utah in 1960.She was a homemaker and the mother of two daughters, Carol Dunlap Wright and Janet Dunlap Nielsen. She is survived by her daughter Janet Nielsen, Riverdale, UT., her granddaughter, Erica Brooks, grandson Bill Newbold, two great-grandsons; Carson and Cash Newbold, her brothers; Glen Marler of Durango, Co., Kenneth Marler, of Phoenix, AZ., and sister Charlene Richardson of Grand Junction, CO.Her daughter Carol preceded her in death in 1983 and her husband in 1995, also her brothers Harold and Marvin Marler and Earl Ficklin. According to Ruth’s wishes no services will be held. Cremation will be under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary. A private family service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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Born: September 3, 1931
Died: January 11, 2012

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Lori Hayman posted on 1/17/12

Janet,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She was a very sweet lady. My heart goes out to you and your family.You are always in my thoughts and prayers.Sincerely,Lori Hayman


Bonnie (Wrona) Hoskins posted on 1/16/12

Janet, I was so sorry to read about your mother. She was truly one of the kindestladies I have known. Your heart must be breaking. Please know that you arein my thoughts at this most diffucult time.Much Love,Bonnie Wrona Hoskins


Michelle Dodson posted on 1/16/12

Janet I am so sorry for your loss. If you ever need anything, please let me know. You will be in my prayers. A Big Hug, Michelle


Steve Newbold posted on 1/15/12

Janet, I am so sorry to hear about Ruth. I truly love her as a mom. I hope all is going well.Steve