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News - February 6, 2013

Obituary: Wilma Ruth West, Woodside resident

Wilma Ruth West, who lived in Woodside from 1963 to 2005, died of complications from pancreatic cancer on Jan. 24 at the age of 94. Two years ago, she moved to Renton, Washington, to be near her granddaughter, Debbie Friant.

Ms. West worked at the Woodside Library, was a room mother at Woodside Elementary School, and was employed at the Stage Stop. She was an avid artist, mostly painting in oil, the family said.

She is survived by her three grandchildren, Debbie Friant, Kari Lambert and Erik Wordal; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. Her daughter, Kaye West, died in 2012.

Memorial services will take place graveside at Skylawn Memorial Park in March.

Email Debbie Friant at if you are interested in attending.

Visit to make a memorial donation to the Christian Health Service Corp.

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