Ruth Eileen Galarneau

Female 1915 - 2014  (99 years)


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  • Name Ruth Eileen Galarneau 
    Born 26 Mar 1915  Fairbault, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Aug 2014  Baudette, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I385  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2017 

    Father Albert (Joseph Albert) Galarneau,   b. 22 Apr 1891, Ottawa,Carleton,Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1958, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother L. Chamberlain 
    Family ID F210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Raymond Andrew Fogelstrom,   b. 1 Jul 1917, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1999, Bemidji, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donna May Fogelstrom,   b. 30 Dec 1939, Meeker, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carol Ann Fogelstrom,   b. 14 Jun 1943, Mcleod, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Ruth Eileen Galarneau
    Ruth Eileen Galarneau

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    • Obituary

      Birth: Mar. 26, 1915
      Litchfield
      Meeker County
      Minnesota, USA
      Death: Aug. 1, 2014
      Baudette
      Lake of the Woods County
      Minnesota, USA

      A Funeral Service for Ruth E. Fogelstrom of Baudette, MN will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM at First Congregational Church of Baudette, MN. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 5-7 PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Baudette, MN. Interment will be held at Elm Park Cemetery in Baudette.

      Ruth Fogelstrom passed away on Friday, August 1, 2014 at the LakeWood Care Center in Baudette, MN at the age of 99.

      Ruth was born on March 26, 1915 in Litchfield, MN to Albert and Laura Galarneau. At the age of 12, she was adopted into a farm family in Litchfield and graduated from high school there. She lived on the farm until 1939, when she and Ray Fogelstrom were married in 1939. After farming several years with Ray’s parents, they moved to Minneapolis where Ray was employed a large grocery chain. The later moved to Columbia Heights, MN where they operated a small grocery store. In 1943, when Ray served in the military, Ruth and the children lived in Staples, MN until 1945. After farming in Nevada, IA for 12 years, they moved to Baudette, MN to be closer to family.

      She was a member of the First Congregational Church and enjoyed serving there for many years. She also spent time gardening, watching baseball, knitting, and baking for her family.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray; daughters, Donna Gohman and Carol Scharfenkamp; three sisters and a brother.