FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Ruth Marking 95
Friday, February 19, 2016
Trinity Lutheran Church
Rev. Bill Mattfeld
Thursday 4-7 P.M.
Kracl Funeral Chapel
Friday 10-11:00 A.M.
at the church
Church Fellowship Hall
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Ruth Marking, 95, of Schuyler, died Sunday, February 14, 2016, at the Golden Living Center
Ruth Marking was born November 30, 1920, in Lewiston, Minnesota, to John and Thekla(Zimmerman)
Ellinghuysen. On April 5, 1948, she married Elmer Marking in Webster South Dakota. They lived in
Minnesota and moved to Schuyler in 1953. Ruth was a housewife and homemaker and later worked as
a caregiver and companion to Ellen Ann Qualsett, Schuyler Hospital in housekeeping and Schuyler
High Rise. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Schuyler, Ladies Aid, loved to make
quilts and crafts and enjoyed caring for her garden and flowers. Ruth loved spending time with family
and loved everyone she knew
She is survived by three sons;John Marking and special friend Sandra Hausler, Columbus,
Don(Annette) Marking, Leigh, Duane(Cathie) Marking, Schuyler, 9 grandchildren, 22
great-grandchildren and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Elmer,
daughter, Susan Marking, two brothers, Ruben and Alvin Ellinghuysen and one sister, Helen Bonow.