Ruth LaPan

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Ruth A. LaPan
1945 - 2017
AUGUSTA - Ruth A. LaPan, 71, of Augusta, died Tuesday April 11, 2017, at her home after a long illness.
She was born in Waterville Nov. 10, 1945, the daughter of Howard and Alleda (Peavey) Peterson. Ruth graduated from Williams High School and went on to attend the University of Maine in Orono.
She met and married William LaPan and together, they raised their family in Wilton. They enjoyed many good times at the family camp on Messalonskee Lake.
Ruth was predeceased by her husband, William; and her son, Joshua W. LaPan.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen LaPan, of Augusta; her brother, George Peterson and his wife, Patricia, of Rexford, N.Y.; and her grandchildren, Steven and Wyatte LaPan.
A celebration of life gathering will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church Street, Augusta. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at

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Published in Central Maine on Apr. 13, 2017