Ruth Sjoholm
Ruth Sjoholm
Ruth Sjoholm
Ruth Sjoholm
Ruth Sjoholm
Ruth Sjoholm

Obituary of Ruth Sjoholm

Ruth Adams Sjoholm, 48, died on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at her home on Balboa Island, CA with her husband by her side. Born on October 2, 1962 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD, she was the youngest daughter of Elizabeth "Betty" Stevens Hargreaves of Salisbury and the late James Fredrick Adams, Sr. Ruth spent her earliest years on her family's farm in Pocomoke City, MD. She attended high school in Atlanta, GA for a year and graduated from Delmar High School in 1980. Ruth began her professional life in the financial business in 1983 and enjoyed a career as a sales manager for GE and Genworth Mortgage Insurance, a position which took her to Northern California and Las Vegas, NV. She married her loving husband, Robert J. Sjoholm originally from Mariehamn, Finland on her 36th birthday in 1998. She loved life and sharing it with Robert. Ruth also enjoyed traveling, especially discovering Balboa Island, CA, where she joined a community of wonderful and caring people who surrounded her and her husband during the last few years of her life. She was an inspiration to everyone who came to know her. In addition to her father, Ruth was preceded in death by her brother, James F. Adams, Jr. In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by her sister Elizabeth "Betsy" Adams Cottingham; a brother John S. Adams (Teresa); 3 nieces, Catherine Harle Causey (Lester), Candy Rennick (Allen) and Tina Adams; a nephew, Steve Adams; 2 great nephews, Dustin and Garrett Adams; a great niece, Winter Rennick; and her 2 godchildren, McKenzie & Alexis Ballif. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Wicomico Presbyterian Church, 129 Broad Street in Salisbury with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Dr. Donald M. Rising will officiate. A reception will immediately follow the funeral service at the church. Interment will be private at the Rehoboth Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com

Visitation

When Saturday, April 30th, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am Location Wicomico Presbyterian Church Address MD

Service Information

When Saturday, April 30th, 2011 11:00am Location Wicomico Presbyterian Church Address MD
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