Ruby Nybo

Jan. 23, 1932-

July 14, 2017

MARSHALL — Services for Ruby Nybo, 85, of Marshall and formerly of Tracy will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall, Minnesota. Following a reception, interment will be in the Tracy City Cemetery. Visitation will be held before the service, from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Guest book and tribute wall available online at

She died Friday, July 14, 2017, at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall, Minnesota. She was born on Jan. 23, 1932, in Rural County Murray, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Earl and Irene (Nelson) VanMeveren. She attended school in Tracy, Minnesota where she grew up. On Feb. 4, 1947, Ruby was united in marriage to Paul Robert Nybo in Tracy. They had five children: Larry, Joyce, Paul, Thomas, and James. The couple made their home in Tracy until 1968 when they moved to Madison. In 1974, the family moved back to Tracy.

Ruby worked for Swift & Co. in Marshall for nearly 20 years until it closed. She then worked at the Tracy Nursing Home tending to housekeeping and laundry. She did not retire until age 75. 9 years ago, Ruby moved to Marshall where she resided until her passing.

Ruby enjoyed vegetable gardening — especially tomatoes and cucumbers, her faithful chihuahua Tippy, shopping online, and thrift stores or Flea Markets. Ruby loved spending every possible moment around her large extended family; caring for her grandchildren and great grandchildren, keeping her young at heart.

Ruby is survived by her four children, Joyce Deuel of South Sioux City, Nebraska, Paul “Terry” (and Barb) Nybo of Clarkfield, Thomas (and Sandi) Nybo of Marshall, Jim (and Sue) Nybo of Marshall; one sister, Renne Nelson; 13 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Irene VanMeveren; husband, Paul Nybo; infant son, Larry Nybo; son-in-law, Ronnie Deuel; four brothers Glen, Dean (Dutchy), Bill, Ike; and sister, Dorothy (Dot).