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George Howard Ruggles
November 17, 1932 - April 9, 2017

George Howard Ruggles

George Howard Ruggles
Nov 17, 1932 - Apr 9, 2017

George Howard Ruggles
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Age 84 of Forest Lake.
Loving Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, passed away on April 9, 2017.

Howard was a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and The University of Minnesota. He was a lifelong Forest Lake resident and businessman, owning Bob Johnson's Sporting Goods and Hardware Hank. He served on the Forest Lake City Council and was a member of Forest Lake Masonic Lodge #344. Howard was an avid outdoorsman who enjoying being involved with Ducks Unlimited. He also was an active member at Faith Lutheran, once serving on the church council.

Preceded in death by son, Paul; brother; Henry. Survived by wife of 62 years, Ann; children, Peter (Janice Devine-Ruggles), Sue (John) Coy, Thomas (Cynthia), Patricia (Jack) Alberg; grandchildren, Andrew (Sheila), Dorea (Joel), Matthew (Jocelyn), Caitlin, Patrick, Kyle, Joseph, Kelley; great grandchildren; Ottilia, Aria, Lyra, Theodore; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service 11 AM Thursday, April 13th at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, with visitation beginning at 9 AM until time of service. Memorials preferred to Faith Lutheran Church. Interment, Scandinavian Cemetery, Forest Lake.

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Apr
13
Thursday
Faith Lutheran Church
886 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Apr
13
Thursday
Faith Lutheran Church
886 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025
11:00 AM

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