Ruth Dall - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - (Oct/14/2005)
Ruth M. Dall, 92, SERVICES: A visitation for Ruth was held Thursday at the Bauman-Cron Funeral Home Chapel in Virginia. Visitation will continue from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service today at Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church in Virginia. Pastor Nathan Sager will officiate at the service. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Virginia. Family services provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia. To share a personal remembrance of Ruth online, please see: www.baumanfuneralhome.com.
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Ruth M. Dall, 92, of Parkville, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at St. Michael?s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia.
She was born Sept. 9, 1913, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Gunnar and Ida (Johanson) Peterson. On June 28, 1934, Ruth married George Dall. The couple made their home in Silverdale, Minn., and later moved the family to Parkville in 1942. Ruth was a member of Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church in Virginia, the Homemaker?s Club of Parkville, the Parkville Community Club, and the Mountain Iron Senior Citizen?s Group. She enjoyed blueberry picking and playing bingo. She was an excellent baker, especially talented at decorating wedding cakes and baking buttermilk rye bread.
She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Joyce) Dall of Mountain Iron, Roger Dall of Rice Lake, Wis., Ronald (Phyllis) Dall of Makinen, James (Teresa) Dall of Mahtowa, Gordon (Joanne) Dall of Mountain Iron, Russell (Yvonne) Dall of Britt, Glenn (Debra) Dall of Mountain Iron, Arlene (Russell) Blake of Mountain Iron, and Sharon (Kenneth) Taylor of Duluth; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Inez Romer of Virginia and Avis Tolppi of Minneapolis; sisters-in-law, Vera Peterson, Clara Gustafson, and Mildred Stanke; brother-in-law, Arthur Almquist; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George in 1973; brothers, Carl, Robert, and Ralph Peterson; and sisters, Lois Almquist, Elsa Gilbert, Mary Mason, and Margaret in infancy.