February 16, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 17, 2016
- 10:00 AM
Ruby G. Hendrickson, 89, Ashland, NE, formerly Fargo, ND, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Ashland Care Center, Ashland NE.
Ruby Dale was born on April 20, 1926, in Mapleton, ND to Nellie (Stenson) and Olaf Dale. She graduated from Mapleton High School and began working for Western Union in Detroit, Michigan. She married Erven Hendrickson on October 4, 1947, in Moorhead, MN. Erven passed away in 1956. Ruby began working for the VA Hospital in Fargo, ND at that time. Ruby also worked banquets at the Top of Mart in Moorhead, MN. In1960 she started working for WT Grants at the Northport Shopping Center. The store closed in 1970. Later that same year she began working for Fargo Public Schools in the food service department. In 1977, she started working at South High School as a cashier and was there until her retirement in 1988.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Eagle’s Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, People Living Singly (PLS), Widows and Widowers (WOW), People over 55, and enjoyed playing lots of card games.
She is survived by a daughter, Vicki (Ken) Figgins, Omaha, NE; son-in-law, Ken Lien (Sherry), Fargo, ND; four grandchildren: Bradley (Ashlee) Lien, Lindsey (Tim) McDermott, Brianna (Adam) Wachtler, Ryan Figgins and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Erven; daughter, Shirley Lien; siblings, Mabel Johnson, Hazel Kees, Emily Platt, Anard Dale, Harold Dale and an infant brother, Melvin.
Visitation: 5-7:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo.
Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo.
Burial: Mapleton Cemetery, Mapleton ND.