Oral Histories

Ruby Ray Tangreen Zufelt

b. 1908

Ruby Zufelt

After this incident where he raised hell because Wade had a little company and he had to have air conditioning because the noise bothered him, he got up and went out to the trailer the next morning. He was going to pull out. So I went up to LaSal and got a job. I knew I could get one anytime. I had a little trailer, a small one. I was sleeping on the couch in the back room. He come out there one night. I said, “Well, I hate to tell you this John, but I’ve gone up to LaSal and got a job. I’m going up there to get to work. So he stalked back in the bedroom and that was it. I had to take Mother to Salt Lake, and I went to LaSal.

Q. So then was your mom at your sister’s all the rest of the years before her death?

A. It wasn’t very long. I think she was all broken up. She was a conscientious little person. She’d been enjoying a little attention, which she had never had. I don’t believe she could handle it. She was in the hospital for several months before she died.

Q. And then back to LaSal you went, with Wade?

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