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Ruth Genevieve (Theisen) Morin

September 17, 1931 ~ March 6, 2018 (age 86)

Ruth G. Morin, age 86, of Buffalo, formerly of Maple Lake died Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Park View Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake with Fr. John Meyer as Celebrant. Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. Burial will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Assembly Area #4 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Ruth Genevieve Morin was born September 17, 1931 in Franklin Township, Wright County to John and Matilda (Doerfler) Theisen. Ruth grew up outside of Delano with her family and attended St. Peter Catholic School in Delano. After the death of her mother at a young age, Ruth entered the workforce. On January 12, 1959 she was united in marriage to James C. Morin in Robbinsdale. They made New Brighton their home while Ruth worked as a silk screener and then in a nursing home. Together, Ruth and Jim enjoyed spending time at their cabin in Mora and wintering in Florida. After Jim’s death in 1988, Ruth moved to Buffalo for a few years, before making Maple Lake her home for 20+ years. Due to her failing health, Ruth recently entered the nursing home. In her spare time, Ruth enjoyed music, dancing, and having the occasional adult cocktail.  She was especially fond of the time she spent in Florida and loved to go deep sea fishing.

Ruth is survived by her sister, Helen Smith of Mankato; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents John & Matilda, husband Jim, and siblings Marie Theisen, Elaine Pool, Dorothy Carlson, Grace Graham, Raymond Theisen, and Ervin Theisen.

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