Olga Rueb


Olga Irene Rueb, age 92, entered her eternal home with the Lord on November 24, 2021.

She was born April 20, 1929, to August Vilhauer and Anna Mary (Jundt) in Hosmer, South Dakota. She attended rural McPherson County School and went on to attend North Central Bible Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, for one and one half years.

She married Valentine Rueb on October 22, 1948. After farming for several years in the Streeter, North Dakota and Hosmer, South Dakota areas, they moved to Jamestown in the fall of 1954 and made a new home for the family. She worked at the state hospital, Ranch House Motel and as an independent house-keeper until she retired.

Olga is survived by four children, Dan (Susie) Rueb, Olive Branch, MS, Kathy Simon (Jeff), Green Bay, WI, Clyde Rueb, Jamestown, ND, Renae Hansen (Dave), Moorhead, MN, two sisters, Geri Engen, Olive Branch, MS, Luella Deutscher, Jamestown, ND and six grandchildren, Jason Simon (Grace), Madison, WI, Krista Ewing, Madison, WI, Danielle Castillejo (Luis), Poulsbo, WA, Dave Rueb (Amy) Jakarta, Indonesia, Leah Viger (Tony), Scottsdale, AZ, Cassie Hansen, Duluth, MN. She was also blessed with 14 great-grandchildren, Nathan Simon, Magdalen Simon, David Simon, Jonathan Simon, Daniel Simon, Julia Simon, Luca Castillejo, Julie Castillejo, Estella Castillejo, Benjamin Castillejo, Lydia Ewing, Monica Ewing, Asher Rueb, Oliver Rueb, and Kaleigh Viger.

Olga was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Anna Scheurer, Rebecca Scheurer, Alma Vilhauer, Delores Curtis, and her brothers, Elyard Vilhauer, Calvin Vilhauer, Harold Vilhauer, Morris Vilhauer, and Paul Vilhauer.

Open visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Friday, December 3, followed by a 7:00 P.M. prayer service at Eddy Funeral Home, 621 1st Avenue S. Jamestown, ND. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 4, 2021, at the First Assembly of God Church, 1720 8th Avenue SW, Jamestown, ND. A lunch reception will be provided at the church immediately following the service.

Interment will be held at the Streeter Cemetery in Streeter, ND following the reception.

Eddy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements