January 1, 1970 ~ February 4, 2008
Ruth Bollinger, 88 went home to be with her Lord on February 4, 2008 at Elim Care Center in Fargo, ND. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Elim Care Center with visitation one hour prior to service. Private burial will be at Artas City Cemetery, Artas, SD.
Ruth Bollinger was born in Artas, South Dakota to Jake and Martha Kost. She grew up residing with her grandparents Jake and Katherine Berreth. She attended school and graduated from Herreid High in Herreid, SD. She then was employed at Mound City, SD until her marriage to Albert Bollinger in 1939. They resided in Zealand, ND most of their life, Albert passed away in 1979.
Ruth is survived by: Carole Fettig of Steele, ND, Dennis (Carol) Bollinger of West Fargo, ND, Gary (Sharon) Bollinger of Cold Spring, MN, and our half- sister Lois (Vic) Baumgartner of Braddock, ND; nine grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Gladys Braun, Maxine Vojta, Ruby Hanson; four brothers, Archie, Karl, Jim and Dale Mitzel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; one sister, Violet Rossow, and one brother, Alex Mitzel; son-in-law, Harvey Fettig; daughter-in-law, Mary Bollinger; three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com