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Gary Allen Ruckdaschel

March 7, 1944 — November 29, 2023

Minnetonka, MN

Gary Allen Ruckdaschel


Gary was a longtime member of Messiah Church in Plymouth, MN, and he was Past Exhalted Ruler of the Elks Club in Aberdeen, SD.

Survived by wife, Nancy; son, John Ruckdaschel (Jeff LaRoche); sister, Cathy (Richard) Larson; nieces and nephews, Stacey Iwerks, Kristi Fluharty, Lisa Southwick, Steve and Mike Hogg, Jessica Thomas and David Larson, and their many children and grandchildren.

Preceded in death by daughter, Carrie Ruckdaschel; parents, Abe and Dorothy; brother, Dennis; grandparents, Alfred and Lena Larson; uncle, Vernon Larson.

Memorial Service 1 PM Thursday, Dec. 21, with visitation one hour before, at Messiah Church, 17805 County Rd. 6, Plymouth, MN. Join the service via livestream:  https://www.messiahchurch.org/live/  .

Celebration of Gary's Life will be held from 2-4 PM on Friday, June 21 at Groton United Methodist Church, 906 N. 1st Street, Groton, SD. Gary will be laid to rest in Groton Union Cemetery, Groton, SD.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (IOCP), 1605 County Rd. 101, Plymouth, MN 55447 (  iocp.org  ).




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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Messiah Church

, Plymouth, MN 55447

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Memorial Service

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Messiah Church

, Plymouth, MN 55447

Livestream

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Celebration of Gary's Life

Friday, June 21, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Groton United Methodist Church

906 N 1st St, Groton, SD 57445

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