Roger Ruesink, age 70, of Spring Valley died Friday April 20, 2018 at his home.
Funeral Service for Roger will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday April 28, 2018, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, MN with Reverend Dr. Dave Lieder officiating. Visitation will be held at the church the morning of the service from 9-11 A.M.
Roger C. Ruesink was born September 18, 1947 to Burton and Violet Elaine (Puck) Ruesink. Roger worked as a utilities operator for Spring Valley Public Utilities for 33 years. Following his retirement from Spring Valley Public Utilities, he worked for Warren Trucking for several years. Roger married Nancy Ness in 1978 in Spring Valley. The two were later divorced. On June 22, 1991, he married Paula Beving at Faith United Methodist Church. He loved hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. Children were drawn to his personality and he enjoyed their company as well. He was a founding member of the Spring Valley Sportsman Club. Roger was also a member of the Friends of Forestville and Faith United Methodist Church.
Roger is survived by his wife Paula Ruesink of Spring Valley, MN, his children: Ryan (Sue) Ness of Rochester, MN, Darin Ness of Spring Valley, MN, Jeremy (Nicole) Ruesink of Chugiak, AK, and Danielle Vogel of Waverly, IA; 3 grandchildren: Colton, Faith, and Harlee; his sister Margaret (Wendell) Freiheit of Wykoff, MN, his mother-in-law Lois Beving of Spring Valley, MN, and his sister-in-law Kathy Ruesink of Fillmore, MN. Roger is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Fred Ruesink, and his father-in-law Ray Beving.