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Ruth Elizabeth Callahan

March 29, 1942 ~ September 29, 2018 (age 76)

Ruth Elizabeth Callahan, age 76, passed away on September 29, 2018 at her home in Chehalis, WA.  
She was born on March 29, 1942 to James and Sylvia (Anderson) Smiley at Puyallup, WA. She attended school at Mount Vernon High. Ruth worked as a Bus Driver for Boistfort School District. She married John Callahan and raised their loving family in Chehalis, WA.
Ruth is survived by her loving spouse John, three Brothers; Jim Smiley, Tom Smiley, and George Smiley, Sister; Francine Smiley, and daughter; Heather Mckinzie of Chehalis, WA. 
She was preceded in death by Son, Kelly Callahan, her father James Garfield Smiley, and her mother, Sylvia Smiley.
A Celebration of Life will be held on October 20, 2018 at the Baw Fau Grange in Curtis, WA at 1:00 p.m.  Online condolences can be given at

















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