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Ruth Ann Kvam, 77

Ruth Ann Kvam, age 77, of Hastings died peacefully Thursday, May 15, at the Regina Assisted Living.

Ruth was born June 13, 1936, in Minneapolis, to Richard and Genevieve (Fulford) Krogstad. She graduated from Washburn High School in 1954, and married Arnold "Arne" Kvam, at Oak Grove Lutheran Church on Oct. 11, 1957. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Karen Ruth.

She is survived by her loving husband, Arne; sons, Keith (Bohdanna) and Kevin; grandchildren, Maya, Theo and Sophie; and cousins.

A memorial service, officiated by Rev. Lloyd Menke, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 West Ninth St. in Hastings. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the Music Ministry of Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hastings Rivertown Lions Club, Spiritual Care at Augustana Care Center Hastings, or Spiritual Care at Regina Assisted Living.

Arrangements made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.