Ruby Eline Rugtiv 1924-1929
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/9/2012 at 00:59:28
Funeral Rites Held For Ruby Rugtv, 4, Held
Ruby Eline Rugive, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Rugtiv, who died Friday [February 8, 1929] evening, was buried Monday afternoon. The funeral services were held at 2 o’clock, the Rev. L.A. Mathre, pastor of the Estherville Lutheran church in charge. Interment was in the East Side cemetery.
Ruby Eline Rugtiv was born March 30, 1924, at Orleans, Minn., the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Rugiv. As a child she was baptized in the River Lutheran church by the Rev. Peter Overlid. Two years ago she came with her parents to Estherville where the family as resided since. Since she was a little child she has had yearly attacks of pneumonia. She was quite sick at Christmas time this year but rallied at that time.
Friday she seemed to be improving after another attack, but became suddenly worse and passed away at 6:30 p.m. She leaves to mourn her early death, her parents, brothers and sisters, Margaret, Gudrun, George, Arthur, an infant twin brother and sister. (Estherville News, Estherville, IA, February 14, 1929)
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