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Ruby E. Coates

June 26, 1930 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 90)


     Ruby E Coates, 90, of Twin Falls, Idaho, passed away on Thursday night September 24, 2020 at the Twin Falls Manor.

     Ruby was born on June 26, 1930 and raised by her grandparents - Galo and Ruby Arambarri in Shoshone, Idaho where she grew up and attended schools.

      In February 1948 Ruby married John Coates in Gooding, Idaho.  Together they had three children - Keith, Katherine and Kevan. 

     She and John were long time members of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Twin Falls.

      Ruby was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother.  John and Ruby farmed in Murtaugh and the Hansen area. They enjoyed spending their free time camping, fishing and exploring Idaho's back roads. 

      Ruby is survived by: two brothers - Philip Cobeaga and Benjamin Garechana; her children - Katherine Hall of Graham, Washington, Keith Coates of Wendell, Idaho, and Kevan Coates of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. 

     She was preceded in death by: her husband – John; her grandparents; her brother - Joe Garechana and her sister - Wanda Coates.

      A private Rosary Prayer Service will be recited at 9:30 am, September 29, 2020 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Shoshone, Idaho followed at 10:00 am by graveside service at Shoshone Cemetery.

     The family would like to thank the staff of Grace Assisted Living, Horizon Hospice and Twin Falls Manor for the kindness, love, and support they gave our mother.

      In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to be given in Ruby’s name to St. Edward’s Catholic School.  Contributions may be mailed to St Edward’s Catholic School 139 6th Ave East, Twin Falls, Idaho  83301

     Funeral and cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Shoshone Chapel.



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Shoshone, Idaho 83352

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