Ruth Christiansen Gittins, our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother, was called home to her Heavenly Father April 3, 1991.

Born March 8, 1915 to James and Elizabeth Davies Christiansen in Hyrum, Utah. Married Joseph Thomas Gittins July 1, 1931 in Logan, Utah; he preceded her in death August 26, 1981.Survived by 10 children, Mrs. Clinton (Ellen laVerna) Holton; Jean Virginia Brazell; Eleanor Marie Kelson; Mrs. Ronald (Mary) Bassett; Richard Albert Gittins; Mrs. Robert (Lois) Eye; Mrs. John (Leah) Cooke; Joseph Brent Gittins; Mrs. Charles (Ilene) Posey; Mrs. Alvin (Barbara) Pantke; 52 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; sisters, Elizabeth Oxborrow; Jean Mecham; Ina Lambert; and Iris Cameron. Preceded in death by infant daughter, Ann; son, Russell Joseph Gittins; daughter, Mrs. Burgess (Marjorie) Badgett. She will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 6, 1991, 2 p.m. at Redwood Memorial Estates Mortuary, 6500 So. Redwood Road, where friends may call Friday, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, one hour prior to services. Burial, Redwood Memorial Estates.

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