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Ruth M. Nystrom – Obituary

Name: Ruth M. Nystrom

Age: 87

Born: 12-14-1927

Died: 02-24-2015

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud

Holy Cross Catholic Church, Pearl Lake (Marty)

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Ruth M. Nystrom, age 87, of Cold Spring will be at 10:30 AM on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake (Marty), MN.  The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.


Friends may call between 4:00-8:00 PM on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:30 AM on Tuesday at the church in Pearl Lake. Holy Cross parish prayers will be at 7:45 PM on Monday at the funeral home in St. Cloud.


Ruth was born on December 14, 1927 in St. Cloud, MN to Patrick J. and Verena P. (Maehren) Meagher. She married Donald R. Nystrom on Dec. 27, 1954 in St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud.  Ruth retired in 1993 after working as a public health nurse for the State of Minnesota. Ruth was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake, United Commercial Travelers, Hutchinson Elks Lodge 2427, and the St. Cloud Hospital Nurses Alumni Association. Ruth will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many.


Ruth is survived by: children Mark (Laura Budweg) of Apple Valley, Becky (Jeff) Bartz of Avon, David (Jim Smith) of Rogers, John of Marshfield, WI; grandchildren Kris and Kylie Bartz of Avon; sisters Rachel O’Brien of Avon, Renee Gebeke of Oakdale; many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Tom, grandson Kyle Bartz; brothers David, Daniel, and Patrick Jr.

Memorials are preferred to the Albany Special Olympics.



Guestbook for Ruth M. Nystrom

Nelson family
, Family friend
March 2, 2015, 1:59 pm
Sending our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ruth Nystrom. Ruth was one of our mother's (Ellen Hoover Nelson) dearest friends and we are sending the warmest regards at this time from Ellen’s family. We all remember Ruth kindly.
Cheryl M. Meyer
, Co-worker at MDH
February 27, 2015, 1:06 pm
Ruth was a wonderful lady - enjoyed working with her at MN Dept of Health. Dear Becky & family - my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Dahm Family
February 27, 2015, 9:30 am
Offering up prayers of comfort and peace during your time of loss. We love you all, Ruth will be missed.
Alex and Eric Rediske
February 27, 2015, 9:04 am
Ruth was a magnificent woman. We offer our deepest sympathy to her family.
The Jesh's
, Friends
February 26, 2015, 12:58 pm
Our deepest sympathy. We're praying for all of you during this time of loss.
Adrianne Budweg & Rich Iverson
February 26, 2015, 7:54 am
Hugs & prayers to the Nystrom family. Ruth will be missed by us all!
Greta Budweg & Suzan French
, Friends of Nystrom family
February 26, 2015, 6:36 am
Our sympathy and prayers to the Nystrom family.
Wendy Hanson
, Family Friend
February 25, 2015, 4:55 pm
Our family's thoughts and prayers are with you. Please call if you need anything.

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