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Ruby Marie Hollesen

December 13, 1935 — April 8, 2024

Hull, Iowa

Hull, IA: Ruby Marie (Meyer) Hollesen, 88, of Hull, Iowa, died Monday, April 8, 2024, at Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 12, at 11:00 AM at Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, Iowa with Pastor Bryan Anderson officiating. The service will be livestreamed at  https://tabernaclechurch.com/live-stream. Following a luncheon after the service, burial will be held at 2:00 PM at Memorial Park in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation with the family present will be held prior to the funeral service from 10:00-11:00 AM at the church.

 

   It was Ruby’s request that memorials be directed to Tabernacle Baptist Church. Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley, Iowa has been entrusted with funeral arrangements for Mrs. Hollesen.



   Ruby Marie Meyer, daughter of Fred and Gladys (Holt) Meyer, was born at rural Webb, Iowa on December 13, 1935. She graduated from Marathon High School, Class of 1954. On April 19, 1955, Ruby married her high school sweetheart, Jack Hollesen, at Marathon, Iowa. The couple made their home in Alta, Iowa from 1955-1965, then Sioux City, Iowa from 1965-1992, and lastly made their home in Hull, Iowa. Ruby and Jack were members of Tabernacle Baptist Church in George, Iowa. Jack died December 31, 2014.

 

   Ruby’s life revolved around her faith, family, and friends. She carried on an intense correspondence ministry with all the above. Her love for others was constantly on display. 

 

   Ruby is survived by her two sons, Don (Sunny) Hollesen of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Paul (Charlene) Hollesen of Orange City, Iowa; daughter, Carol (Kelly) Boelsma of Ashton, Iowa; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

 

   Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Gladys; older brother, Paul; and younger sister, Mary.


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