Ashley, ND-Funeral service for Adolph D. Rueb, 71, of Ashley will be 10:30 am, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Zion Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mike Maroney will officiate.
Burial in Ashley City Cemetery.
There will be a prayer service Friday at 7 pm, with visitation from 3-7 pm at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
He died Monday, November 22, 2010 at the Ashley Medical Center.
Adolph D. Rueb, son of Rev. George H. and Alma (Sayler) Rueb was born May 20, 1939 in his parent’s home in Wishek, ND. The family moved to Streeter and later to Medina. In 1955, the family moved to Ashley where he graduated from Ashley High School with the class of 1957. Adolph worked for Ted Maier on his farm for several years.
He was united in marriage to Dorene Eszlinger on October 9, 1959 in Bethel Assembly of God Church in Ashley. In 1961, he began working at Ashley Super Valu and on May 9, 1966, Adolph and Dorene purchased the grocery store.
Adolph enjoyed his daily meeting with his coffee friends. As a hobby, he liked to farm. His eyes always lit up when his grandchildren were with him and the time he spent with them was very special to Adolph.
He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church where he served on various boards and held offices. He was an original member of Ashley Ambulance Squad and a past volunteer Fireman. He had served on the Ashley Medical Center Board where he had served as President. He was active with the Ashley Community Quartet for many years and was a charter member of Opportunities, Inc. He was a member of the Super Valu Advisory Board. Also, a member of the Chamber of Commerce where he served on the 1988 Centennial Committee.
Survivors include his wife, two sons, Kirk (Terri) Rueb of Ashley and Byron (Kim) Rueb of Fargo, one brother, Rev. David (Rita) Rueb of Buchanan, Michigan, one sister, Ruthie (Leo) Vilhauer of Leola, SD and five grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, A.J., Rachel and Tucker.
His parents preceded him in death.
Honorary Casketbearers will be all Super Valu Employees Current and Past.
Casketbearers will be Tim Rueb, Hardy Rueb, Lyle Eszlinger, Greg Eszlinger, Deon Vilhauer, Debbie Heyd, Kevin Kirschenmann, Kolin Kirschenmann and Korey Kirschenmann.
The organist will be Lana Christmann and there will be a duet by Rev. Darwin and Judy Stahl.
The family prefers memorials be made to Ashley Medical Center or Ashley Public Schools Music Department.
Condolences may be sent to www.carlsenfh. com.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley has been entrusted with arrangements.
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