January 18, 2019
Ruth Evelyn Benjamin, age 99 of Miles City, passed away peacefully at the TLC Personal Care Home in Miles City.
Ruth was born on April 9, 1919 in Ekalaka. She was the daughter of John Frederick and Sarah Bell (Powell) Johnson. She attended grade schools in Ekalaka and graduated from Carter County High School. Following school, she helped her parents out on the family place until she met Wesley James "Jim" Benjamin.
Jim and Ruth were married in 1941 in Baker, MT. Over the years, they were employed on different ranches in the Ekalaka and Broadus area. Together they bought a place on Moon Cree...