Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe

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Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe

Nebraska City - Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe, 104, longtime resident of Nebraska City died October 14, 2021 in Lincoln. Ruth was born March 20, 1917 in Syracuse and graduated from Syracuse High School. She attended Doane College, and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She went on to teach in Nebraska City at 6th Street Elementary School, the Island School across the Missouri River, and at Lincoln Northeast High School. Ruth was united in marriage to the Rev. Eric B. Asboe in 1952. She served with him as a Sunday school teacher, Bible study and prayer group leader, and many other roles in Episcopal churches in Nebraska City, Lincoln, Tecumseh, and Paris, IL. Ruth was a Charter member of P.E.O., Chapter FV in Nebraska City and was a member of Questers, J. Sterling Morton chapter #1021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Eric B. Asboe; her parents, Frank and Evelyn (Friend) DeLong; sister, Norma DeLong; brother, C. Lynn DeLong; and niece, Nancy Hoch and spouse Richard. Ruth is survived by son, Eric B. Asboe II and wife Kathy of Lincoln; grandchildren, Emily of Lincoln, Eric and spouse Kathryn Hargrave of Chattanooga, TN, Bethany of Omaha, and Alexander and spouse Maritza of Lincoln; great grandchildren, Augustine, Micah, Gabriella, and Elin; niece, Martha Cady, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Nebraska City with burial in Park Hill Cemetery in Syracuse.

Visitations will be 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Marshall Funeral Chapel with the family greeting friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Episcopal Church Nebraska City, Doane University or St. Monica's in Lincoln.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral.com.

Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on October 20, 2021

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Obituaries in Nebraska City, NE | Nebraska City News

Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe

Marshall Funeral Chapels, Inc.

Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe

Nebraska City - Ruth Elisabeth DeLong Asboe, 104, longtime resident of Nebraska City died October 14, 2021 in Lincoln. Ruth was born March 20, 1917 in Syracuse and graduated from Syracuse High School. She attended Doane College, and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She went on to teach in Nebraska City at 6th Street Elementary School, the Island School across the Missouri River, and at Lincoln Northeast High School. Ruth was united in marriage to the Rev. Eric B. Asboe in 1952. She served with him as a Sunday school teacher, Bible study and prayer group leader, and many other roles in Episcopal churches in Nebraska City, Lincoln, Tecumseh, and Paris, IL. Ruth was a Charter member of P.E.O., Chapter FV in Nebraska City and was a member of Questers, J. Sterling Morton chapter #1021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Eric B. Asboe; her parents, Frank and Evelyn (Friend) DeLong; sister, Norma DeLong; brother, C. Lynn DeLong; and niece, Nancy Hoch and spouse Richard. Ruth is survived by son, Eric B. Asboe II and wife Kathy of Lincoln; grandchildren, Emily of Lincoln, Eric and spouse Kathryn Hargrave of Chattanooga, TN, Bethany of Omaha, and Alexander and spouse Maritza of Lincoln; great grandchildren, Augustine, Micah, Gabriella, and Elin; niece, Martha Cady, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Nebraska City with burial in Park Hill Cemetery in Syracuse.

Visitations will be 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Marshall Funeral Chapel with the family greeting friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Mary's Episcopal Church Nebraska City, Doane University or St. Monica's in Lincoln.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral.com.

Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on October 20, 2021