Darvin Ryg

Memorial service for Darvin Ryg, age 80, of Milaca, will be held on Friday, February 17, 2012 at 3 PM at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Bock with Rev. Tom Sahlstrom officiating.  Music provided by Olga Oseth. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home of Milaca.

Darvin James Ryg was born July 19, 1931 in Rake, IA to John and Dora (Gullord) Ryg.  He married Donna Bowen in March 1950 in Rake, IA.  They lived in Rake, IA and they worked at the telephone office.  In 1954, they moved to a farm northeast of Milaca, MN.  He enjoyed spending time at Bay Lake fishing and spending time on his back porch watching wildlife.  Darvin died Monday, February 13, 2012 at Milaca Elim Home.

He is survived by children, Cynthia Ryg of Minneapolis, Ricky and wife Ruth Ryg of Foreston, Linda and husband Nick Marudas of Milaca and Rodney Ryg and significant other Elena Oseth of Onamia;  grandchildren, Selina and husband Jarrod Blackwell of Milaca and Shane Marudas of Milaca and Masha Ryg of Onamia ;  great-granddaughters, Alyssa Steglich, Sophia Blackwell and Jocelyn Blackwell;  step grandchildren, Michelle (Jerry) Peterson and Jeffrey Fielder, step great-grandchildren, Marrissa, Rachel and Mathew Peterson, adopted grand daughter Shirani Jayasuriya;  brother, Arden (Maxine) Ryg;  sister, Virgel (Mardel) Loge;  special friend, who was like a daughter to him, Liz Ryg;  also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by wife, Donna and daughter, Connie.

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