Ruthanne (Sue) Kallay Obituary
Glenn Hill & Suzi's horse, Billy. 1942 at SouthLake Farms, Corcoran, CA Esther Hill & Blondie, 1942 at SouthLake Farms, Corcoran, CA

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Ruthanne (Sue) Hill (Suzi Hill) Kallay

December 2, 1931 - January 28, 2013
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Ruthanne (Sue or Suzi) Hill Kallay went home to be with the Lord just as dawn approached on Monday, January 28, 2013. A native Californian, she was the daughter of Glenn M. Hill and the granddaughter of J.B. Hill, a well-known farming and ranching family in the San Joaquin Valley. Sue attended Fresno High School and graduated with her class in 1949. As a young woman, she moved to Carmel, California and became part of the business community, first owning and managing the Oak Tree Lodge, then creating County Dublin, Ltd., the premier import shop of classic Irish woolens and tweeds. County Dublin, Ltd, located just east of Carmel Library...
Ruthanne (Sue or Suzi) Hill Kallay went home to be with the Lord just as dawn approached on Monday, January 28, 2013. A native Californian, she was the daughter of Glenn M. Hill and the granddaughter of J.B. Hill, a well-known farming and ranching family in the San Joaquin Valley.

Sue attended Fresno High School and graduated with her class in 1949. As a young woman, she moved to Carmel, California and became part of the business community, first owning and managing the Oak Tree Lodge, then creating County Dublin, Ltd., the premier import shop of classic Irish woolens and tweeds. County Dublin, Ltd, located just east of Carmel Library on Ocean Avenue, was a Carmel icon for many years; with the exception of New York City, Sue was the exclusive importer of the finest Irish fashion lines available in the U.S.

Sue was an active member of the Commodore Sloat Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, claiming that privilege through direct ancestry to American patriot John Hill (1735 – 1803). She gifted her family with years of ancestral research and documentation for which they are very grateful.

Sue was predeceased by her older brother, Thomas Hill, and is survived by her husband, Alex Kallay; her son, Patrick Ferguson of Pacific Grove, California; her daughter, Jo Jo White of Dallas, Texas; and her granddaughter, Victoria Shirah of McKinney, Texas.

The family would like to encourage anyone with pictures, stories, articles and/or memories of Sue Hill Kallay to please use this website. We would also very much appreciate and welcome the same information about the Hill family and the J.B. Hill Company.

A memorial service will be held on September 8, 2013, followed by a reception, at Carmel Square, hosted by Sue Hill Kallay's family and the Georis family of Carmel, California. Details will be available on the website. Memorial contributions may be made in Sue Kallay's name to Jews for Jesus, 60 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, jewsforjesus.org; or The Joshua Fund, P.O.Box 2589, Monument, CO 80132-2589, TheJoshuaFund.net.

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"Sue was one of the most beautiful girls in high school and a lot of times I would give her a ride home when her Mother was delayed in picking her up. She..." Wriley Shelton (Fresno, CA)

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