Ruth Schlappi Deaton Kump died Thursday, October 17, 1990.

She was born in Middleton, Utah, April 14, 1903 to Henry John and Adaline Spraul Schlappi. She married Samuel Lawrence Deaton in the Manti LDS Temple March 12, 1924; he died September, 1937. She married Loren Kump January 29, 1943; he died April 1, 1982. She was a Registered Nurse, graduated from LDS Hospital Nursing School in 1921. She had the highest score when she took the State Board Exam. Active in the LDS Church, she was Relief Society President for 20 years, Sunday School teacher, and member DUP.Survived by children, James Deaton, Ogden; Mrs. Keith (Maxine) Olsen, Orem; Mrs. Stanford (Dorothy) Mason, St. George; David Deaton, Richfield; Mrs. Sam (Lorene) Christiansen, Garland; Mrs. Annette Young, San Jose, Calif.; 40 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ann Sorenson, St George; and Mrs. Bernard (Alta) Fackreall, Logan; one brother, Lloyd, Schlappi, Orem. A son, Henry Owen, deceased.

Funeral services will be in the Axtell Ward Chapel, Tuesday, October 23, at 1 p.m. Friends call at Jensen Funeral Home in Salina, Monday evening 7:30-9 p.m. and at the church Tuesday 11:30-12:30 prior to services. Burial, Salina Eastside Cemetery.

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