Ruth Katherine Stoll
Ruth Katherine Stoll was born October 1, 1928 in Windsor, Colorado. She spent her youth and attended school there.
Ruth received her bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Northern Colorado in 1949. Following her graduation, she taught in Colorado and Nebraska.
In 1955 she was hired by the Department of Defense to teach in the dependents’ schools. Her first assignment was in Madrid, Spain. Subsequently, she taught at Frankfurt High School and Munich High School in Germany, where she was assigned upper level English classes.
Ruth returned to the United States in 1963 and completed a Master’s Degree. The remainder of her teaching career was as an English teacher and department head at Kofa High School in Yuma, Arizona. She was a charter member of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia and served as an officer of that organization for several years. She was active in the League of Women Voters, the HOST program, YRMC volunteers, the Yuma County Library volunteers and the Yuma County Election Board.
Prepared by Betty Nicholas and Virginia Johnson