Ruth Fleishman passed away peacefully on December 13, 2013, at Sunny View Manor in Cupertino, where she spent her last five years. One month earlier, she celebrated her 99th birthday. Ruth grew up in Steubenville, Ohio, and later married Mike Fleishman in 1940. After the war, they spent most of their married life in Palo Alto until 1984, when they moved to Los Altos. Ruth continued to live in the Los Altos area after Mike’s death in 1985.
She always enjoyed spending her time working at the Discovery Shop in Los Altos and will be fondly remembered for having a bright outlook and for always looking her best. She is survived by her two sons and their families, Mike Fleishman of Leland, Michigan, his wife, Mary and their children, Greg and Katie, and Bob Fleishman of Menlo Park, his wife, Sandra, and their son, Scott.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on February 3, 2014 at the chapel in Sunny View Manor. Memorial Gifts should be made to the Sunny View Foundation, 224445 Cupertino Road, Cupertino, CA 95014.