RUTH LORRAINE BECKSTROM

RUTH LORRAINE BECKSTROM

Ruth Lorraine Beckstrom, age 89, passed away in Burien, Washington, on December 27, 2016. Born in Page, North Dakota, she was the tenth child of eleven to parents Lewis and Julia Warner Ruth met her future husband, Victor Beckstrom shortly after World War II, and were engaged after a whirlwind romance. They married on August 4, 1946, in Fargo, North Dakota. After teaching for four years in rural North Dakota, she eventually gave up teaching to raise a family. After several moves, they settled in Burien, WA in 1955.
Dwight, her eldest child was born in Fargo, North Dakota, followed by Bruce in Santa Monica, California, and Scott and Julie, in Seattle, Washington. Ruth had many activities, including the Orthopedic Guild, Campfire Girls, and Cub Scouts. She loved to spend her free time reading. Family vacations were primarily camping in Glacier and Mount Rainer National Parks. After Victor retired, they started and ran a rhododendron nursery for over 25 years and traveled domestically and internationally, particularly enjoying Germany.

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LETTER: How Does It Feel?

To the editor:

The Republicans are so bound and determined to repeal Obamacare, this being their rallying cry! As Chuck Grassley recently stated, the repeal would occur quickly yet a replacement for it may take a while. Well, I will say this, Republicans: The day you repeal Obamacare and have no new and fair system in place, your own healthcare plans are frozen and not available to you. Then and only then will you fully understand how vulnerable 30 million people will be, as you play your political games! The free markets, the competition among for-profit businesses, caused the huge mess that we found ourselves in – the very reason for The Patient Protection Act (aka Affordable Act akaObamacare) in the first place! And you want to throw this out because it was an accomplishment of the Democrats?

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LETTER: A chance to hell

We are supposed to be a nation of laws, governed by the United States Constitution. Which is meant to serve and protect our government, our citizens and the rights of undocumented immigrants, who seek freedom in pursuit prosperity and happiness.

However, our Constitution loses much of its meaning in the sense of those with money and power, who ex halt themselves above the law.

Rather than to preserve and uphold our Constitutional laws, Trump chooses to shred to core of its dignity and integrity and reduce it to the level. Of threatening our national security.

Trump the ring master and all his clowns are stalling for time. Until they set up their circus act in the White House. They need to avoid Trumps conflict of many interest .

Trump is operating on the edge. In my opinion, the dynamics and implications for his call to nuclear arms race, banning muslins and killing ISIS families his dangerous tweeting dividing the country by his racist agenda, he is clearly setting himself up for IMPEACHMENT!

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