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Ruby Matheson Hemmerling
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1919
Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat Census Division
Alberta, Canada
Death: Feb. 8, 2010
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Ruby LeDoux Hemmerling, 91, longtime Superior resident died in the arms of her daughter Patty on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth.

She was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada on Sept. 14, 1919, to Otto Arnold and Julia Lorina (Nelson) Matheson.

Ruby was the co-owner/operator with her husband John of Hemmerling Pure Oil on 18th and Tower in Superior for many years.

She was an excellent cook and seamstress, and she loved her family.

Ruby is survived by three daughters, Patricia LeDoux Ahrens, Barbara Day, and Candice Lemire; two sons, Ted LeDoux, and Jim LeDoux; sister, Emma LaRose; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Howard and Ralph, first husband, Theodore LeDoux and second husband, John Hemmerling.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 at the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Ave., Superior with a rosary to held at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14 in Cathedral of Christ the King Catholic Church until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. Fr. Andrew Ricci as celebrant.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Duluth, in the spring.

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  Otto Arnold Matheson (1892 - 1939)
  Julia L. Nelson Matheson (1897 - 1994)
  Ruby Matheson Hemmerling (1919 - 2010)
  Howard Peter Matheson (1925 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: David Johnson
Record added: Feb 11, 2011
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Ruby <i>Matheson</i> Hemmerling
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