Ruth Marie Page, of St. Louis Park, Minn., passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, in Edina, Minn. A memorial service will be held July 20, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church of Westhope.
Ruth was born June 6, 1927, to Everett and Orlena Ballantyne in Westhope. She graduated from Westhope High School in 1946. She married James E. Page on Oct. 22, 1949. James died May 31, 2006.
Ruth lived in Westhope, Lake Metigoshe, Bismarck and St. Louis Park.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Westhope and an associate member of Lake Harriet Methodist Church in Minneapolis.
Ruth is survived by: her daughters, Elaine (Don) Bergstrom, of Dayton, Nev., and Nancy Johnson, St. Louis Park; and her son, Edwin (Cheryl) Page, of Bismarck. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Page (Chris) Kinner, Edina, Minn., Megan Points, Eugene, Ore., Mallari Page, Fargo, Joshua Page, Grand Forks, Brandon and Kaitlyn Page, both Bismarck; one great-grandchild, Marie Kinner, Edina; and many special nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were: her parents; husband, James; one son, Allen James Page; one son-in-law, James Johnson; and six brothers, Russell, Pat, Lyle, Donald, Charles and Herb Ballantyne, and two sisters, Loretta Nesting and Dorothy Dale.