Naeme “Ruth” (nee Siemens) HODGSON

Ruth was born in Hepburn, Sask.; the eleventh of 16 children to Abrahm and Lena Siemens. Her family immigrated to B.C. in 1936 to the Abbotsford area. As an adult, she worked in various regions of B.C., finally settling in Lumby where she met her husband Graham. They were married in 1954 and together they raised five children, eventually moving to the Cariboo in 1961. Ruth was predeceased by her mother, father, 12 siblings and one great-grandson. Survived by her husband, Graham; sons Lloyd (Holly), Robert (Glenda), Blair (Diane); daughters Colleen (Larry) and Debbie (Ray); 11 grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.