Ruth Ann Keyser

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Ruth Ann Keyser

Ruth Ann Keyser, 82, of Lewistown, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Ruth was born on April 7, 1940, in Watertown, South Dakota, to parents Eugene and Eldora (Shumway) Keyser.

Ruth was employed at a bakery and a nursing home. She would later work as a custodian at the Holiday Village Mall after taking some time off to raise her children. She enjoyed taking long walks, growing plants, painting and raising cats. Ruth is survived by her son, Patrick (Brenda) Sweet and daughter, Debra Fitzpatrick; grandchildren, Clarence Hotchkiss, Patrick Hotchkiss, Daniel Hotchkiss, Tina Sweet, and Tonya Froman; 18 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Eva Long, Sally Keyser and Jean Keyser. She is preceded in death by brothers, Clarence Shumway and John Keyser; and grandchildren, Kami Lynn Hotchkiss and Timothy Sweet.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Lewistown City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Creel Funeral Home. Ruth’s family and friends can share memories and condolences at