Jewell H. Ruud -- Spring Valley

October 8, 2018

Funeral services for Jewell H. Ruud will be held 11 a.m. Monday Oct. 8, 2018, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Mark VanHouse and the Rev. Joe Haynes officiating.

Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church on the day of the service.

Jewell Ruud, age 88, of Spring Valley died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Stewartville Care Center.

Jewell Bauch was born Sept. 18, 1930 in Cresco, Iowa, to Henry and Tena Bauch. She attended school in Le Roy, Minn., and was united in marriage to Rodney Ruud on March 5, 1948. Together had three daughters; Rita, Kathy and Marcia.

Jewell worked for many years at the IGA Grocery Store in Spring Valley and for Hillside Home in later years. She served as an usher for Saturday Night worship services at Our Saviors in Spring Valley and also assisted and ushered for funerals at Our Saviors. She also volunteered at the nursing home. Jewell enjoyed fishing, shopping, going to the casino, being around people but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family. She always had the “Best” Christmases.

She is survived by her three daughters: Rita (Wayne) Fenske of Reads Landing, Kathy (Bill) Foster and Marcia (Tony) Ptacek both of Spring Valley; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rodney, in 1990; a granddaughter, Michele “Shelly”; three brothers; two sisters; and her aunt and uncle Nettie and Henry Rosenthol, who raised her.

Memorial may be sent to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, the activities department at the Stewartville Care Center or the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be left at www.HindtFuneralHomes.com

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