Ruth A. Nelson
Services for Ruth A. Nelson will be August 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist church of Grants, New Mexico, on First Street. In lieu of flowers Ruth requested donations be made to the First United Methodist Church of Grants.
Ruth A. Nelson was born on Dec 30, 1931 in Va-lier Montana to Ora and Andrew Russell. Ruth passed away August 2, 2019.
She graduated from Va-lier High school, then married and moved with her husband Dean, following construction opportunities throughout the Midwest. They settled in Anaconda in 1967, raising her children, volunteering at Bluewater Eementary School as a librarian and at Grants hospital auxiliary. Moving to Wyoming in 1976 when the uranium mining ended, until 1997 when she returned to Grants to be near family.
She spent her time helping at El Cafecito, quilting at the Methodist church and going to the senior center to meet new people. Playing the piano and singing, along with baking, were her favorite pastimes.
She is survived by her partner: Alan Borchert; son: Roger (Rita) of Carlsbad New Mexico; Rodney of Milan, N.M, and Angela (Larry) of Grants; six grandchildren: Corina, Varn, Joshua, Twila, Tav, and Jeremy; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.