Ruby Soland Eggermont went home to be with The Lord on March 24, 2016 in Detroit Lakes, MN. Ruby was surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in 1924 in Isanti, MN to Rueben and Mildred Swanson. She went to school in Isanti and moved to Barnesville, MN and finished out her schooling. In 1939, she married Myrten Soland and lived on a farm near Vergus, MN. Ruby and Myrten had eight children. Ruby later moved to the Pelican Rapids area until 1971. She then moved to Fargo, ND where she worked as a CNA for 22 years until she retired. In 2011, she moved to Detroit Lakes to live with her daughter Bonnie and son-in-law until she went to be with The Lord. Ruby is survived by her children: Donald (Pat) Soland, Casa Grande, AZ; Karen (James) Jergenson, Fargo; Gail (Dale) Newbert, Pelican Rapids, MN; Loretta (Jack) Hartman, Detroit Lakes; Douglas (Ginny) Soland, Fargo; David (Deb) Soland, Moorhead, MN; Daniel (Kathy) Soland, Fort Worth, TX; Bonnie (Ron) Littlefield, Detroit Lakes. Ruby had 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 8 great, great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Karen, 3 sons-in-law: James, Dale, and Jack; grandson, Jeremy, and great-grandson, Shane.

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  1. Louise Schultz and Family would like to extend their deepest sympathies to he Soland Family and friends. May she rest eternally in Peace.

  2. My deepest sympathy to the Soland family. She was just a beautiful woman who loved the Lord.

  3. ruby was a kind person we visited a lot

    a long time ago
    She was a very unselfish kind person, and we will never forget her kindness to us
    our sympathies to the children

    love from Douglas and Norma Swenson

  4. Ruby was a wonderful lady whom I had the pleasure of working with many years ago at Americana nursing home in Fargo. She was one of the best CNA’s I had the pleasure of working with. My condolences to all the family.

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