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Ruth M. Stockie

Obituary for Ruth M. Stockie

October 16, 1938 - February 1, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 81


Ruth, our beloved mother, grandmother, wife, and friend, peacefully passed away at the age of 81 in San Antonio, TX with her family at her side. She was born to parents John and Rachel Lawrie in Edinburgh Scotland where she met and married her husband.
After graduating high school, she attended secretarial school and also earned her Associate's degree. She worked for the Bureau of Land Management working her way up to Branch Chief in Alaska, then moving to Arizona where she worked as a training coordinator in BLM's National training Center and retired after 21 years of service.
She was a devoted military wife and mother to three children. She shared 64 adventurous years with her husband, James F. Stockie. She enjoyed time with her family, traveling, and she absolutely loved to cook, as she taught her daughters and her son as well.
She will be forever cherished by those that loved her as she has family that extends from Scotland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Rachel Lawrie. She is survived by her loving husband, James F. Stockie, son, James M. Stockie, daughters, Kimberly (Jerry) Lachiewicz, and Karren (Wayne) Svejnoha; 12 grandchildren, Erin, Mina, Nathan, Andrew, Krysia, Johnny, Rachel, Monica, Theresa, Kirsten, Emily, and Ian; and numerous relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00PM at St. Luke Catholic Church. 4603 Manitou Dr., San Antonio, TX 78228

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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