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Mom, I'm not sure what tomorrow will bring but you can be assured that you gave me the tools necessary to tackle anything that comes our way. I'll miss having you at my side but you'll always and forever live in my heart.

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Herlinda T Rutledge was born the daughter of Merced A. Chavez and Paz (Torres) Chavez on August 9, 1942, in Bisbee Arizona and departed this life April 27, 2017 at home surrounded by loved ones. She was united in marriage on February 29, 1960 in Bisbee Arizona to Ronald T. Rutledge.
She is survived by her husband, and daughter Jeana M. Moser of Mesa Arizona and son Ronald W. Rutledge of Fountain Colorado and their children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughters Rhonda M. Rutledge of Wickenburg Arizona and Lisa Y. Rich of Mammoth Spring Arkansas.
Her smile was infectious and her warmth, caring and compassion could be felt by all those who knew her.
She was an avid sports fan and an athlete, playing softball; where she medaled in the senior Olympics. She also enjoyed bowling and played touch football.