|Birth: ||Sep. 5, 1937|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 2010|
Ruby Ann Christopherson, 72, of Ridgeland, Wisconsin died in Christ on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at her home. She was born September 05, 1937 in Roseau, Minnesota the daughter of Albert and Velma (Sherman) Sonsteng. She attended the Roseau schools. Ruby was previously married to Floyd Stewart Palm and to this union 3 children were born.
Ruby was united in marriage to Richard Henry Christopherson on August 15, 1964 in Rapid City, South Dakota. To this union 2 children were born. Ruby retired as a postal carrier in the Twin Cities after twenty years of service. She enjoyed many hobbies such as ceramics, sewing quilts and clothing, crocheting afghans, knitting, embroidery works, gardening, card playing, and "hitting the garage sales."
Ruby was the only female commander in the U.S.of the Boy Scout Troops at the time she assisted her two youngest sons in achieving Eagle Scout status concurrently. Ruby has resided in Ridgeland, Wisconsin for the past twenty-one years. She has been an active member of New Hope Pine Creek Lutheran Church. Ruby lived out the faith in a contagious fashion.
She is survived by; Richard Christopherson (spouse) of Ridgeland, WI. Daughter: Barbara, Sons: Stuart (Debra), Jeff, Jon (Melissa) 5 grandchildren: Shawn, Jessica, Tim, Jake & Luke 5 great-grandchildren: Evelyn, Madison, Jude, Makenzie, Maria Brothers: LuVerne, Lee (Jean), Don (Joan), Rueben, Dave (Elaine), Roger,Wayne (Martha), and Dennis
Many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents,1 daughter Brenda, and 1 sister.
Visitation will be held at New Hope Pine Creek Lutheran Church on Thursday August 5, 2010 from 5 to 8 P.M.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 6, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at New Hope Pine Creek Lutheran Church with an hour of visitation preceding the service. Pastor Barb Koch will be officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope Pine Creek Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Wilson, Dunn County. Rausch & Steel Funeral Home of Barron is serving the family.
Albert Sonsteng (1899 - 1992)
Velma Sonsteng (1914 - 1999)
Richard Henry Christopherson (1938 - 2013)
New Hope Pine Creek Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Nancy (Cowley) Weise
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55842260
Happy Birthday. Think of you often.|
Added: Sep. 5, 2013
Happy Birthday. Think of you a lot.|
Added: Sep. 5, 2013
Stopping by to say hello to you and Richard. Miss you both|
Added: May. 6, 2013
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