Ruth Herring, 94, of Turlock, passed away on Friday at St. Francis Assisted Care in Turlock. She was born in Ventura to Grover and Hazel Bell in 1916. She was raised in Southern California and received a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. Ruth moved to Turlock in 1949, and lived there since then. She was a teacher at Campus Park Elementary School in Livingston. Ruth was a member of Monte Vista Chapel, CTA and CRTA.
Ruth is survived by her daughters, Bernice (Leland) Schmiedt of Lodi and Mary (Danny) Mendoza of Diamond Springs; grandchild, Andrew J. Schmiedt of Elk Grove; step-grandchildren, Lorrie Munson of Atwater, Danny O. Mendoza of Merced Falls and Mark Mendoza of Delhi; five step-great grand children; and four step-great great grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Clyde Herring; and sister, Ila Guibord.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 3 at Allen Mortuary, followed by a funeral at 1 p.m. Burial will be private at Turlock Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Soroptimist International, P.O. Box 741, Lodi, CA 95241 or Hospice of Emanuel, P.O. Box 819005 Turlock, CA 95381.
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