Elizabeth "Betty" (Nanny)


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Elizabeth "Betty" (Nanny) Ruja

Aug 18 1918 - Oct 02 2009

Elizabeth “Betty” (Nanny) Ruja, age 91, of Plano, Texas passed away October 2, 2009. She was born August 18, 1918 in Aurora, Illinois to Louis and Theresa (Geiger) Trippon. On November 6, 1937 Betty married Theodore “Ted” Ruja in Detroit, Michigan. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jean Berthusen and husband, Norman of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Laura Henry and husband, Don, Darci Hooten and husband, Michael, Chip Berthusen and wife, Lynn and Greg Berthusen and wife, Dawn; great-grandchildren, Kurt Radwanski, Erin Hooten, Lane Hooten, Taylor Henry, Drévin Berthusen, Synethia Berthusen; brother, Daniel Trippon and sister, Mary McCullar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Ruja; parents, Louis and Theresa Trippon; sister, Emily Borla; brothers, George, Bill and Dave Trippon. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 5, 2009 at Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Sunday to pay their respects and to sign the register book.
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