Ruby Jeanette (Houglum) Miller, 86Published 9:35am Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Updated 11:36am Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Ruby was born Aug. 5, 1926, to Selmer and Pauline (Shevland) Houglum in Perley. She grew up on her family farm in rural Perley.
She attended Riverside Elementary country school and graduated from Borup High School in 1944, with honors as a salutatorian.
On June 24, 1945, Ruby married Myron Miller at Bethania Lutheran Church in rural Perley. They were blessed with eight children, including three sets of twins.
Ruby is survived by her children, Cathy Nichols (Gordie), of Perham, Cindy Skalsky of Battle Lake, Mike (Rachelle) of West Fargo, Mark (Trona) of Eden Prairie, Tim (Nancy) of Moorhead, Tom (Melanie) of Dilworth, and Terry (Sherri) of Faribault; her brother Arvid (Jerry) of Duluth; sisters, Carol Midthune, Lake Park, Betty Blevins of Lakeland, Fla., Ethel (Ralph) Hest of Moorhead; one sister-in-law, Lois Sahl of Tempe, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruby was preceded in by her husband, Myron; an infant daughter; a brother, Edward; a son-in-law, Ed Skalsky; and her in-laws, Dr. Andy Midthune, Wally Sahl, Kenneth Miller and Don (Doris) Miller.
Memorials preferred to Faith United Church (510 W. Thorpe Ave. Ada, MN 56510) or Norman County Historical Society (1747 County Highway 64 Ada, MN
Visitation: Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at the church
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, at Faith United Church, Ada
Burial: Ada City Cemetery, Ada
Funeral Home: Fredrikson Funeral Home, Ada
Condolenes may be sent online at www.fredriksonfh.com