|Rubert Wolfgram, 82|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Rubert Wolfgram, 82, died on Wednesday, October 12, at Oakland Park Nursing Home in Thief River Falls.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 15, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Radium, with Rev. Thomas Zeller officiating. Casket bearers included Herb Fuller, Jim Fuller, Raymond Fuller, Marvin Koop, Dale Koop and Myles Koop. Interment was held at Riverside Cemetery, St. Hilaire.
Rubert Lex Wolfgram was born on March 15, 1923, the son of Theophil and Charlotte (Herman) Wolfgram. He was baptized in April, 1923 in Niagara, N.D., and confirmed on August 22, 1937 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. When Rubert was nine years old, in 1932, the family bought their farm in Rocksbury Township, Pennington County and Rubert attended school in Rocksbury Township.
Rubert lived and worked on the family farm. He loved gardening and sold and gave his vegetables to many people in the area. He also enjoyed woodworking in his later years. Rubert was very musical and could play several instruments, mostly the accordion and mouth organ and enjoyed singing second tenor in church.
He moved to the Highrise in Thief River Falls in 2001 and then to Valley Home in December of 2004 and to Oakland Park Nursing Home in March of 2005.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls until joining Immanuel Lutheran Church at Radium in 2003.
Rubert is survived by one sister, Esther Charlotte Fuller of Thief River Falls; six nephews and nieces. He was a good neighbor, relative and friend and will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Donald Fuller, and one nephew, Steve Holmes.