Ruth J. Steger | 1918-2013

Published Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Ruth J. Steger, 94, of Denton died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Atrium Medical Center.

Funeral was Feb. 11 at Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey.

Ruth was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Durant, Okla., to Minnie (Worthy) and Joseph Scott Dameron. She and her husband, James Pullen, owned Pullen Dry Goods in Decatur for 20 years.

James preceded her in death, and she later married Wesley Steger. Wesley preceded her in death in 2003. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Sampler.

Ruth is survived by daughters Joan Speer of Colleyville and Barbara Young of Denton; grandsons Mike Speer, Trent Young and Bill Sampler; eight grandchildren; and sister Mary Jo Henry of Denison.

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