Delbert C. (Del) Ring, 84, resident of Nisswa, died of natural causes on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at his home.
Del was born on August 18, 1929 on a farm in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, the youngest of five children of Fred and Thena (Hanson) Ring. He attended country grade schools in Cottonwood, Jackson and Martin counties. He was graduated from Jackson High School in 1949; Waldorf Junior College, Forest City, Iowa in 1951; Concordia College, Moorhead, MN in 1953 and Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN in 1957. A Lutheran minister, he faithfully served parishes in Lignite, North Dakota (First and Tonset); Esmond, North Dakota (Immanuel, St. Olaf and Trinity); rural Albert Lea, MN (Concordia Bear Lake and St. Paul of Conger, MN) and rural Sargeant, MN (Evanger).
He and Marvel Huwe were united in marriage on June 29, 1956 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska.
Del is survived by:
His wife, Marvel
Sons - David of Savage, MN and Pam Ianni of Denver, CO; Daniel and his wife, Tammy Hughes, of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada; Jonathan and his wife, Teresa, of Cokato, MN
Daughter - Miriam Joy Ring of Burnsville, MN
Grandchildren - Alex, Joel, Kelsey, Annika and Amanda
Preceding Delbert in death were his parents; his brothers Truman and Gordon; his sisters Mildred and Ruth; his infant daughter, Kathleen; and his daughter-in-law, Annette.
A service of remembrance will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa. Friends may visit with family at the church on Tuesday morning the hour prior to services.
Memorials to Lutheran Church of the Cross or Luther Seminary are preferred.