Print This Page

May 30th 1925 – Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Service Information
Park View Care Center
Friday May 21st 2010
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information

Ruby Juanita (Stout) Cressman, age 84, of Buffalo, MN, formerly of Plymouth and Isle, passed away Tuesday May 18th, 2010, at the Buffalo Hospital with her daughters at her side.

Ruby was born on May 30th, 1925 in Avery County, NC, the daughter of Thomas and Anna (Wise) Stout and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

After graduating from high school in Crossnore, NC, she married Melvin Q. Cressman in 1945. Melvin and Ruby bought and operated White Forest Resort in Nevis, MN from 1958 – 1973. After they sold the resort she worked as a precision-machinist for Nortronics in Golden Valley, MN. She retired in 1987. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, especially wintering in the southern states and summering in their lake-front home on Malone Island on Lake Mille Lacs, in Isle, MN.

Her favorite hobbies were gardening, quilting, taxidermy, logging their acreage, fishing and enjoying mother-nature.

Ruby is survived by her loving family: husband, Melvin, daughters Joy (LeRoy) Fuller of Minneapolis, MN, June (Dave) Vogltance of Dodge, NE and Gloria (Darryl Demarais) White of Buffalo, MN, son-in-law, Rick Lindquist of Brainerd, MN, grandchildren, Tony (Chris) Fuller, Greg (Julene) Fuller, Chris (Steve) Mendlik, Kim (Nick) Jarzynka, Brad (Kelli) Vogltance, Bryan (Laura) White and Eric White, great-grandchildren, Sean, Justin, Josh, Josie Fuller, Ashley, Jessa White, Zach, Haley, Trey, Quinn, Cole Mendlik, Pete, Jack, Kate, Ike Jarzynka, Kaela Rees and Celine Abadie, great-great granddaughter, Angelle Ritche, siblings, Ray (Mary Lee) Stout of Charlotte, NC, Allen (Jackie) Stout of Clinton, OH, Fred (Gladys) Stout of Newland, NC, Mabel (Bob) Harvey of Newland, NC, Helen (Bill) Weatherman of Newland, NC, sister-in-law, Annie Stout of Virginia.

Ruby is preceded in death by: daughter, Wanda Lindquist, great-grandson Cole Fuller, grandson Michael White, siblings, John R. (Dorothy) Stout, Jack Stout, parents, Thomas and Anna Stout.
Casket Bearers are LeRoy Fuller, Darryl Demarais, Dave Vogltance, Tony Fuller, Bryan White, Eric White and Nick Jarzynka. Honorary Casket Bearers are the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Celebration of life service will be held Friday May 21st, 2010, 11:00 A.M. at the Park View Care Center Chapel (200 Park Lane, Buffalo).

Visitation will be held Thursday 5-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel – Buffalo (763-682-1363) also one half-hour prior to the service Friday, at Park View Care Center Chapel.

Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery – Minneapolis, MN.

The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo is proud to have served the family…

10 Guestbook Entries

  1. Lori R.

    Ruby will forever hold a special place in the heart of so many, mine in particular. Caring for Ruby was an honor and one that I will cherish for a lifetime. Serving you Gloria, Joy and family was a priviledge and something I took to heart. Thank you. Thank you for allowing us all at Park Terrace to love and care for your mom.


  2. Joy Potts

    Dear June and family, my sympathy and prayers to all of you during the loss of your mother. May you find comfort and peace knowing that she is with God. Please know that your friends are thinking of you and care. Love to you.

  3. Gerald & Tammy Eikmeier

    So sorry to hear about your mother. Our prayers and love go out to all of you. She is now at peace with the Lord.

  4. Roger & Lois Roubal

    Dear June, Joy, Gloria,
    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom. She was so blessed with such loving, caring daughters. May you, your Dad, and your families be surrounded with God’s comforting love.

  5. Linda Aman

    Dear Melvin, Joy, June and Gloria – We were saddened to hear of Ruby’s death. She was a wonderful lady and blessed to have a wonderful family.
    Love, Linda and Harvey

  6. Melissa Rippen

    Mel and family –
    Sorry I cannot be there with you to say goodbye to Aunt Ruby. What an amazing woman she was and all the lives she touched. May you all be comforted that she is at peace now. My thoughts and prayers are with all. Hugs to you all.

    Love, Missy and Dylan

  7. Curtis & Becky Stecher

    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Melissa Rippen

    Uncle Mel & family,
    Sorry for your loss. Aunt Ruby was an amazing woman and I will treasure the memories of the times we spent with her. Sorry I cannot be there for the funeral. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you all.

    Missy and Dylan

  9. Susan and James Hilferty

    Our prayers are with you all. Love you and God Bless you.

  10. Freda White

    Joy, June & Gloria, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Aunt Ruby was special to all of us…cherish the memories!


Submit a Guestbook Entry

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *