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Ruth Ann Ouverson

Ruth Ann Ouverson, age 58, of Marysville Township died unexpectally in her home Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007.

She was born July 5, 1949 to Henry and Mildred (nee Harvey) Wahnschaffe.

Ruth Ann worked as an Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) coordinator for School District 883.

She is survived by husband, Douglas; children, Troy (Kelli) of Buffalo, and Alyssa (Benjamin) Porubcan of Fox Point, Wis.; stepchildren, Douglas, Jr. (Kelly) of Florida, Barbara (Mike) Long of Osakis, Candy (Scott) Elsbury of Mason City, Iowa, and Theresa (John) Leiting of Ankeny, Iowa; brothers, Kenneth (Alice) Wahnschaffe, and Norman (Norma) Wahnschaffe, all of Blackduck; sisters, Mary (Dale) Joy of Blackduck, and Wanda (Ray) Murray of Florence, Ken.; step-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Funeral service was Sunday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Interment was at Kreidler Cemetery in Montrose.

Visitation took place Saturday, Aug. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel of Buffalo, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and continued Sunday for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.

The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo served the family.

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