Ruby Marshall


Mass of Christian Burial for Ruby Marshall, age 99, of Eagle Butte will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 2, 2013, at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Visitation will be Friday, November 1, 2013, starting 5 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church.  Burial will be in St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery, Promise under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home. Ruby passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Mobridge.

Ruby was born on February 14, 1914, on Cottonwood Creek, North of Ridgeview, SD in a log cabin.  Her parents were Louis Garreau, Jr. and Elizabeth Yellow Hawk. Ruby grew up on Cottonwood Creek, north of Ridgeview, South Dakota.  She attended school at the Old Cheyenne Agency until the 6th grade then Pierre Indian School until the 9th grade.  From there she attended high school in Genoa, Nebraska, until it closed in 1932.

Ruby married Irving W. Marshall on May 24, 1934, in Timber Lake, SD.  Thirteen children were born to this union; Opal (Don) Heisler, Beaux (Joyce), Sandra (Richard) Ward, Frances (Richard) Gray, Hap (Hilda), Gib (Julie), Allen (Ruth), Tom (June), Tony (Carol), Caroline, Mary (Shannon), Nita (Ron) Pearman, Tudee (Gary) Rousseau.  37 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. After Irving’s death in June of 1978, she started working at the age of 64 at the Eagle Butte Manor.  In the early 80’s she started working at the Nutrition Program sewing room, making quilts and stuffed animals.  She decided to retire at the age of 80.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Irving, children, Opal, Beaux, and Caroline, three grandsons, Clint Gray, Grant Marshall, and Chas Pearman. Her granddaughter, Jerilyn Longbrake and great grandson AJ Anderson.

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Most recent Eagle Butte Special City Council Meeting held on April 23, 2014. Recording is of the entire open session excluding executive session. Action taken was to restate and re-approve three motions made at the April 9, 2014 session. Approved to move ahead with main street water main replacement project and to open it up to bids. Most recent regular Eagle Butte City Council Meeting on April 9, 2014. Recording records entire meeting excluding a one-hour executive session. Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to fill Ward II seat. Most recent Dupree City Council meeting held on Monday, April 7, 2014. Most recent regular Dupree City Council Meeting held on March 3, 2014. Recording starts shortly after meeting was called to order and runs entire length of meeting. Main discussion points included city streets and the upcoming April election.


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