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Marvin Joseph Ruh

August 7, 1936 ~ May 15, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Marvin Ruh, 85, of Bemidji, MN passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at GoldPine Home, Bemidji.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 23, 2022, at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Bemidji.

Marvin Joseph Ruh was born August 7, 1936, in Browerville, MN to Anthony and Mary Ruh. On November 26, 1955, he married Joyce Vojak in Bemidji where they made their home and raised their two children. Joyce passed away October 6, 1990.

Marvin began working with Thorson, Inc. in 1962, and would remain there until his retirement in 1998. He was a proud member of the local International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49.  He enjoyed working in the woods and gardening. Keeping his yard in tip-top shape by raking the pine needles and picking up pinecones. He was also a collector of many different things. 

He is survived by his children Susan (Bruce) Purrington, Halstad, MN and Darrell (Chris Serbus) Ruh, Bemidji, MN; grandchildren Jessica Swan, Moorhead, MN and Lauren Purrington, Raliegh, NC; great-grandchildren Jaden Griffin and Londyn Swan; nephews, Dale (Teresa) Siemers and Ricky (Connie) Siemers; great-nephew, Shawn (Michelle) Siemers and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce; siblings, Viola Siemers, Lloyd Ruh and Arnold Ruh; nephews, Tony and Joseph Ruh and special friend Geraldine Passeri.

 

Special thanks to Ricky & Connie Siemers for their gracious gift of Marvin’s handmade casket.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home
3330 Irvine Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Funeral Service
Monday
May 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home
3330 Irvine Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Interment
Monday
May 23, 2022

Calvary Cemetery
Roosevelt Rd. & Lake Ave.
Bemidji, MN 56601

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