HOINESS, RUTH - Minnehaha County, South Dakota | RUTH HOINESS - South Dakota Gravestone Photos


Zion Lutheran - Colton Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Ruth M. Hoiness, 90

Ruth M. Hoiness died June 9, 1998, at the Dell Rapids Community Nursing Home.

Ruth M. was born August 23, 1907, at Galva, Iowa, to parents John and Martha Linge. She moved with her parents to the Baltic area in 1917 where she attended the Willow Creek Country School. She later graduated from Lyons High School.

Ruth married Chris Hoiness September 3, 1927, in Sioux Falls. After their marriage they lived and farmed in the Colton area until retiring into Colton in 1968. Chris died June 7, 1974.

Ruth was a member of the First Lutheran Church, the ladies aid, the quilting group at the church and the Colton Senior Citizens. Ruth M. died Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at the Dell Rapids Community Nursing Home.

Grateful for having shared her life are two daughters; Mrs. Leland (Bernice) Nelson, Sioux Falls, Mrs. Paul (Carol) Grinde, Colton; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Hoiness, Colton; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters: Lucille Christian, Story City, Iowa; Pearl Nelson, Sioux Falls; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son, Curtis, on March 18, 1997, four brothers and three sisters.

Services were held June 11, 1998, at First Lutheran Chruch, Colton, with Rev. Steve Martens officiating. Sharyl Hass was organist. Casket bearers were Ted Linge, Ken Winterson, Edgar Christian, Don Nelson, Marlin Ebers and Russell Christian.

Interment was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Colton, with Minnehaha Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Contributed on 8/7/10

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Submitted: 8/7/10 • Approved: 3/3/21 • Last Updated: 3/6/21 • R70091-G70091-S3

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