Ruby I Lyster, 1925–2005?> (aged 79 years)
- Ruby I /Lyster/
- Given names
- Ruby I
- Ruby I /Menzel/
- Type of name
- married name
- Given names
- Ruby I
Ruby I Lyster has 19 first cousins recorded
Father's family (19)
Parents Olaf Malenus Sogge + Gjertrud Anna Lyster
Parents Hans Lyster + Gudrun Kristvik
Parents Ingvald Lyster + Ragna Olgine Andersdotter
Parents Kristen Lyster + Henny Kaspara Torbergsdatter
Parents Olaf Olson Stormyr + Therese Lyster
Parents Peder Lyster + Ingebjørg Hansdotter Hasund
Parents Ingolf Melvin Sætermyr + Gjertrud Lyster
Mother's family (0)
Descendants of Ruby I Lyster
Ruby I Lyster, daughter of Iver Lyster and Nellie Olive Rust, was born on November 8, 1925 in Langford, Marshall County, South Dakota, USA and died on September 22, 2005 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA at the age of 79.
She married Lewis Menzel.
Ruby I Lyster and Lewis Menzel had 4 children.
Generation 2 back to topThe details of this generation are private.
Ancestors of Ruby I Lyster
Ruby I Lyster, daughter of Iver Lyster and Nellie Olive Rust, was born on November 8, 1925 in Langford, Marshall County, South Dakota, USA and died on September 22, 2005 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA at the age of 79.Generation 2 back to top
2 of 2 possible ancestors (100% complete).
Iver Lyster, son of Petter Pederson Rød and Ingrid Iversdotter Lyster, was born on April 15, 1889 in Lyster, Nesset, Møre og Romsdal, Norge and died on August 5, 1931 in Marshall County, South Dakota, USA at the age of 42.
Nellie Olive Rust, daughter of Knut Tollefsen and Ragnhild Nilsdatter, was born about 1894 in Langford, Marshall County, South Dakota, USA.Generation 3 back to top
4 of 4 possible ancestors (100% complete).
Petter Pederson Rød, son of Peder Pederson and Kari Jakobsdotter, was born on May 21, 1857 in Rød, Nesset, Møre og Romsdal, Norge and died on March 6, 1930 in Lyster, Nesset, Møre og Romsdal, Norge at the age of 72.
Ingrid Iversdotter Lyster was born on October 4, 1863 in Lyster, Nesset, Møre og Romsdal, Norge and died on January 12, 1894 in Lyster, Nesset, Møre og Romsdal, Norge at the age of 30.
Knut Tollefsen was born on January 29, 1865 in Rust, Gol, Buskerud, Norge and died on August 27, 1943 in Langford, Marshall County, South Dakota, USA at the age of 78.
Ragnhild Nilsdatter was born on February 13, 1869 in Hilmen, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norge and died on December 28, 1939 in Newport, Marshall County, South Dakota, USA at the age of 70.
1930 USA Federal Census Transcription - Iver Lyster - Household
Hickman Township, Langford City, Marshall County, South Dakota
Name Relation Assets Sex Race Age MC AgM Edu BP FBP MBP NL YOI N/A Eng? Occupation Industry Employ Vet War Lyster Iver Head R--R-N M W 40 M 35 NYY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian 1908 N Y Manager Lumber yard W Y WW Lyster Nellie O Wife F W 33 M 16 NYY SD NOR NOR Y None Lyster Ruby I Daughter F W 4 S - N-- SD NOR SD None Suther Erwin H Stepson M W 12 S - -YY SD NOR SD None CensusShared note
1940 USA Census transcript - Emil J Sanders - Household
Name Relation Sex Race Age BP Occupation Industry Sanders Emil J Head M W 43 SWE Proprietor Filling Station Sanders Nellie O Wife F W 38 SD Suther Erwin H Stepson M W 22 SD Assistant Filling Station Lyster Ruby I Stepdaughter F W 13 SD Rust Knut Father-in-law M W 74 NORNote
Ruby I. Menzel, 79, of Sioux Falls, died on Thursday, September 22, 2005, at Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD, after a brief illness.
Ruby I. Lyster, daughter of Iver and Nellie (Rust) Lyster, was born on November 8, 1925, in Langford, SD. She grew up in Langford and received her education there, graduating from high school in 1943. She then moved to Brookings, SD, and attended college at South Dakota State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics. It was there that she met Lewis Menzel at a Bunny Ballroom dance.
Ruby was united in marriage with Lewis Menzel on June 30, 1948, in Langford, SD. Ruby worked at SDSU in the Journalism Department while Lewis finished school. The couple then moved to Arlington, SD, where Ruby taught school in Volga, SD. Her husband obtained a position as the Superintendent of Schools in Parker, SD, so the couple moved there and began to raise a family. In 1958, they moved to Sioux Falls, SD, where Ruby was a loving homemaker. In 1966, she began a career at Lutheran Social Services as a bookkeeper in the financial department. She remained there for 21 years until retiring in 1987. Having a giving spirit, Ruby volunteered after retirement, working at Project Car and serving as a “taxi” for many of her friends.
Ruby’s husband, Lewis, passed away in 1988. After his death, Ruby honored his memory by serving as administrator of the Lewis J. Menzel Scholarship, established in his memory.
Ruby was an active member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, being a past choir and Circle member, and playing the organ at Our Savior’s and Hope Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, the Moose Lodge, a past member of faculty wives, the South Dakota State Alumni Association, the South Dakota Symphony, and the Washington Pavilion.
A sociable woman, Ruby enjoyed playing mahjong, pitch, bridge, and doing water aerobics. She and her husband spent time dancing and going camping as an excuse to play cards even more. She had a passion for music and encouraged all of her children to learn the piano and other instruments. She enjoyed traveling the country in their motor home to visit the family, and would continue that love later by observing her grandchildren at all of their events. Ruby was a caring, kind, and gracious woman who took time to help others in any way she could.
Grateful for having shared her life are three daughters, Dr. Linda Menzel, her children Rachèle, Lewis and Robyn, Rio Rancho, NM; Sandi Mangan, her husband Marty, and their children Meredith and Andrew, Palm Springs, CA; Cynthia Menzel, her children Casey, Brian, ReNae, and Molly, Topeka, KS; a son, Rich Menzel, his wife Julie, and their children Kyle and Kelsey, Lambertville, MI; her sister-in-law Flora Lee and family, Spearfish, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Ruby was preceded in death by her husband Lewis; her parents; a brother, Erwin Suther; and a stepfather, Emil Sanders.