Ruth Lelli
Ruth Lelli

Obituary of Ruth Hannah Lelli

Ruth Hannah “Ruthie” Lelli passed away of colon cancer on December 26, 2023, in Chehalis, Washington.  She was born May 8, 1979, to Alan Rye and Ann Rye Monohon in Tonasket, Washington.  She also resided in the Washington cities of Olympia and Lebam.


Ruthie graduated from Willapa Valley High School in Menlo, Washington, and took many college courses to continue her education.  She was kind-hearted, generous, and always willing to help in any way she could.  Her life revolved around her family, which brought her much joy.  She also loved sports, traveling, baking, crocheting, sewing, and jewelry making.


She is survived by sons, Andrew Michael Lelli and Aren Ray Lelli, both of Olympia; daughter, Aletea Jane Lelli of Buckley, Washington; mother, Ann Monohon; and stepfather, Mike Monohon. She was predeceased by her father, Alan D. Rye; and grandparents, Fred and Margaret Rye and Marshall and Rita Huntley.


A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday July 13th, 2024 at:  224 North 5th Ave SW, Tumwater, WA 98512


Memorial donations may be made to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance by clicking HERE.


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