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Ruby E. Hove, 82

Nov 25, 2012

Ruby E. Hove

Mankato Ruby E. Hove, age 82, of Mankato, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Evergreen Terrace in Grand Rapids.

Funeral Services were held Nov. 20, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Mankato. The Rev. Jay Dahlvang, officiated. Burial was in Woodland Hills Memorial Park, Mankato. Mankato Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby was born April 6, 1930, to Albert and Elsie (Ahrens) Ehrich in rural Blue Earth. She graduated from Elmore High School in 1948. Ruby was united in marriage to Luther “Lou” J. Hove on Dec. 4, 1949, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural Elmore. She worked at Hubbard Milling and the Boy Scouts of America for many years before retiring in 1994. Ruby enjoyed spending time with her husband Lou and her family. She also enjoyed antiquing, working in her flower gardens, and long walks in the woods.

Ruby is survived by four children: Jeff Hove, Gregg (Michele) Hove, Brad (Cameo) Hove, Linda Sharma; ten grandchildren: Jeremy (Melissa) Hove, Bradly (Rachel) Hove, Erik (Alexis), Dan and Liezel Hove, Bobbi (Steven) Munson, Forest Hove, Ryan, Curtis, and Stephanie Sharma; eight great-grandchildren: Hunter, Chance, Jayden, Miya, Jackson, Finley, Harlow, and Audrey; sister, Ginny (John) Kramer; brother, Wilfred Ehrich; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lou; and two sisters: Viola and Jan.

Memorials are preferred to the Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato Heart Center.