Ruth G. Atchison November 22, 1922 – March 27, 2013

Home|Obituaries-OLD|Ruth G. Atchison November 22, 1922 – March 27, 2013

Ruth G. Atchison, 90, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Westview Health Care Center. Ruth was born November 22, 1922 on the ranch her grandparents homesteaded in the 1880’s west of Buffalo to parents Grace (Carman) and Lee Elmer Georgen. She graduated from Sheridan High in 1941 and received a degree as a Registered Nurse in 1944. Ruth married Bob Atchison on September 2, 1944, and had one sone Jon L. Atchison. She and Bob were involved in ranching until his death in 1992. Her son died in 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Leland W. Georgen, in 1981. She is survived by two grandchildren, Leone Atchison, of Washington, DC, and Robert Atchison of Turin, Italy, her remaining brother, Kenneth E. Georgen, of Antioc, CA, and several nieces and nephews. Ruth was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and was active in the Sheridan County and Wyoming Cattlewomen’s Associations. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment was in the Georgen Family plot in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo. Online condolences may be written at Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

By |April 16th, 2013|

About the Author:

The news staff of The Sheridan Press covers news, sports and lifestyle stories throughout Sheridan and its surrounding region. News tips and information can be sent to the newsroom at