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RUTH KNIGHT LUNDQUIST

OBIT RuthLundquist

June 25, 1923 - Feb. 13, 2014

Ruth Knight Lundquist, age 90 of Los Altos, joined her beloved Bob in eternal life on Feb 13, 2014. Preceded in death by husband, Robert (Bob) D. Lundquist DDS; parents, Benjamin and Florence Knight of Cedar Rapids, IA and sister, Jean Knight Whalen of Solon, OH.

She graduated from the University of Iowa and worked as a medical technologist while Bob completed Oral Surgery training. She was an accomplished artist and musician in her younger years.  Her greatest joy was raising her three children and helping Bob promote and run his dental practice. They moved to Los Altos in 1954 and remained active in the community for many years.  She enjoyed travel and many years of golf at Los Altos Country Club. Her  P.E.O friends were important to her throughout her life.

She is survived by children; Kathi Lundquist Saenz (Mike) of Los Altos, Eric Lundquist (Carrie) of Santa Barbara and Kristin Lundquist (Kevin Denis) of Mahtomedi MN; grandchildren, Ben Saenz (Kirsten Tobey) and Becca Saenz (Luis Costa), Kasey Lundquist, Alyssa and Colin Denis and three + great-granddaughters.

Services were held followed by internment in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Memorials preferred to: The Alzheimer's Association.

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