Ruth D. Mark age 85 of Platte Center, Nebraska died Saturday, March 11, 2006 at the Cottonwood House in Columbus. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center. The Rev. Rodney Kneifl will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation is Monday after 5:00 p.m. at the church with a 7:00 p.m. vigil service. Visitation will continue Tuesday morning 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to donors choice, Catholic T.V. Mass-Diocese of Lincoln, PO Box 80328 Lincoln, NE 68501 or Platte Center Volunteer Fire Department.
Ruth D. Mark was born May 12, 1920 near Platte Center, Nebraska to Frank J. and Marie (Schmidt) Fugger. She attended school district #60, then St. Joseph Catholic School through the 8th grade. She then graduated from Platte Center High School in 1938. She married Arno E. Mark on April 11, 1964 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Platte Center. Previous to her marriage she worked in accounting in Omaha. Ruth enjoyed the needle arts- crocheting, knitting, embroidery and the sewing machine, also reading. She was a member of St. Anne Christian Mothers, the American Legion Auxiliary and St. Joseph Mission Group, held various offices and chairmanships and belonged to a neighborhood needle art group.
Ruth is survived by:
Brother Gerald (Albina) Fugger of San Diego, CA
Sister Dorothy (Marion) Nelson of Denver, CO
Brother Ray (Virginia) Fugger of Omaha, NE
Sister-in-law Leola Mark of Genoa, NE
Many Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by:
Husband: Arno Mark
Father: Frank J. Fugger
Mother: Marie Fugger
Nephews: Peter and David Fugger