Elsie Caroline Rudebeck, age 91, of Detroit Lakes, MN, died on Sunday, March 12, 2006, at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee, MN. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2006, at 11:00 am at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Corliss Township, rura...
Elsie Caroline Rudebeck, age 91, of Detroit Lakes, MN, died on Sunday, March 12, 2006, at the Frazee Care Center, Frazee, MN. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2006, at 11:00 am at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Corliss Township, rural Perham, with Reverend Del Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 17 at Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, from 4:00 7:00 pm.
Elise was born September 7, 1914 in rural Wendell, MN. She was the fifth of ten children born to Fred and Minnie (Wilkie) Miller. Elsie attended country school. She was confirmed on March 24, 1929 at St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church, Nashua, MN. Elsie was married to Edwin Rudebeck on April 25, 1935 in Sisseton, SD. She farmed with her husband and also worked for the Perham School District in the lunch department for nine years. Elsie loved to garden her flowers and had many years of crocheting.
Elsie is survived by her son, Roger (Jeanette) Rudebeck, Perham, MN; two daughters, Lucille (Oscar) Birkeland, Frazee, MN; and Kathleen (Gill) Gigstead, Detroit Lakes, MN; two brothers, Ray (Ruthie) Miller, Reno, NV; and Orwin (Elaine) Miller, Alexandria, MN; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Elsie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edwin, August 29, 1964; two brothers, Roy and Marvin; five sisters, Florence, Margaret, Dorothy, Mildred and Sophie.
Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, MN, is in charge of the arrangements.