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Ruth M. (Larson) Skager

Mar 27, 2021

Mar. 21, 1942 – Mar. 9, 2021

Ruth M. (Larson) Skager

was a caring wife, mother,

grandmother, sister, and

friend. She left this world

on March 9, 2021 at age

78. Services and Burial

will take place later in the


She was born on the

family farm in Berwick,

ND, to Leonard and Mar-

guerite Larson on March

21, 1942. After graduating

from Rugby High School,

Ruth moved to Minot,

ND, where she met her

husband, Charles “Chuck”

Skager. Together, they

had three sons: Trey, Kiel

and Seth.

Ruth loved spending

time with family and read

countless books in her

lifetime. She was proud to

be born and raised in

North Dakota and rarely

traveled far from home.

She spent numerous

hours researching Larson

and Skager family his-

tories, documenting fami-

ly genealogy and uncover-

ing relatives from genera-

tions removed. She

played guitar and key-

boards and deeply en-

joyed music. It was com-

mon to hear her singing or

humming a song. Every-

one knew Ruth as a kind,

generous and giving per-

son who loved to laugh

and visit over a cup of

coffee. Candy and sweets

were never far from reach.

Ruth is survived by: her

husband, Charles Skager,

Minot; three sons: Trey

(Sandy) Skager, Deering;

Kiel (Cameo) Skager,

Mandan; Seth Skager,

Minot; grandchildren

Christopher Skager, Jessi-

ca (Tanner) Dame; Alexis

Anderson, Zachary

Anderson (Dakota Urban),

Shae Skager; North

Skager; Jessica Maistro-

vich (Andy McCarty); Joe

Maistrovich; Cheyenne

Skager; Destry Skager;

August Skager; and

great-grandchildren Hay-

den Johnson, Jaxon

Prellwitz, Brantley Dame,

Hailee Dame, Raelynn

Dame, Emmett Dame,

Trinity McCarty, Michael

McCarty, Lilly McCarty;

Sister, Mavis (Gordon)

Rasmussen, Minot; Broth-

er, Duane (Shirley) Lar-

son, Bottineau; and

numerous extended fami-

ly members.

She was preceded in

death by: her parents; and

brother, Douglas Larson.

Arrangements are with


Crematory, Mandan, ND.

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