Ruth Charlene Andrews, 64, of La Grande, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her home, with her family by her side. A celebration of life for Ruth will be held on June 1, 2019 at 4 pm at the home of Joanne Fuhrman at 308 S. Warren in Monmouth, Oregon.
Ruth was born on February 17, 1955 in Escondido, California to Lowell and Donna (McIntosh) Fuhrman. Ruth resided in Escondido, California and attended San Marcos High School in San Marcos, CA. In 1978, Ruth moved to La Grande, Oregon. Ruth worked many years as a baker at Safeway then she moved on to become a caretaker for over 14 years. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, baking, gardening, camping and scrapbooking. Ruth especially enjoyed spending time with her two children and two grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Donna Grogan and son-in-law Travis of Aloha and daughter-in-law Sarah Urbanski Andrews of Hillsboro, 2 grandchildren, Kiearah and Brendyn; sisters Joanne Fuhrman and Susan (Fuhrman) Armon, brothers David Fuhrman and Walter Fuhrman, and lots nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Andrews and parents, Lowell and Donna Fuhrman.