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Ruby S. Lung

Ruby S. Lung, age 89 of Savannah, Ga., and formerly of Lester Prairie, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah.

The Brookings, S. D. native lived in Lester Prairie for over 50 years, prior to moving to Savannah in 1998.

She was married to John Bernard Lung.

Ruby retired from the Hardware Hank store in Lester Prairie after many years of service.

She was a former very active member of the Ev. United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie, and was a current member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Savannah.

Ruby is survived by a daughter, Janice Hazel (husband, James) of Savannah; a sister, Clarice Spies of Portland, Ore.; a brother, George Sterud of Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Lung of New Hope; four grandchildren: Mark Hazel, Kathleen Cunningham, Jon Lung, and David Lung; six great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m. from the Ev. United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie, with the Rev. John Hogue officiating. The organist was Diane Anderson. Congregational hymns were "Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art."

Soloist Marvin Westermann sang "Softly and Tenderly." Prelude and processional music was provided by Ruby's granddaughter, Kathe Cunningham.

Ruby's grandson, Jon Lung, was the scripture reader, and grandson David Lung spoke on behalf of the family, with reflections and memories.

David Lung, Jon Lung, Mark Hazel, Jim Hazel, Jeff Cunningham, and Gordon Houk served as casket bearers. Interment was in the Lester Prairie City Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul McBride Funeral Chapel, Lester Prairie.

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