Ruby Wicklund, age 88, of Cambridge died May 5, 2011 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 9th at Stanchfield Baptist Church with Pastor Dale Cope officiating. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Ruby Anna Wicklund was born October 8, 1922 in Fredric, Wisconsin to Reuben and Ruth Wedin. He was raised in the Trade Lake, Wisconsin area. On August 23, 1947 she married Roger Wicklund at the Stanchfield Baptist Church. She has made her home in the Cambridge area since that time. Ruby has been in the nursing home for the past 5 years. Ruby was an active member of Stanchfield Baptist Church over the years. She loved her church and her grandchildren. Ruby was a people person and enjoyed talking and visiting and she loved children and baby sat many years for several families.
Ruby is survived by her four children, Elizabeth Wicklund-Walz of Tucson, Arizona, Sandy (Bob) Overturf of Blaine, Linda (Louis) Carson of Mora, Jim (Terri) Wicklund of Cambridge; 8 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Harriet (Chuck) Hulsether of Wisconsin, Carolyn (Tony) Wedin of Wisconsin; one brother, Walt (Carol) Wedin of Minnesota; one brother-in-law, Ron Erdman of Illinois; and by many other relatives and friends. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger in 1991; one grandson, Derek Carson; three sisters; and one brother.