Donna L. Ruich, 90, Grand Forks, ND, died Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Valley Senior Living on Columbia.
Donna Myhre was born November 27, 1929 in Grand Forks, the daughter of Olai and Lena Myhre. She grew up, attended schools and helped on the family farm near Reynolds, ND. She also attended Grand Forks Central High School.
Donna married Donavan Ruich on August 27, 1949 at Reynolds, ND. They lived in Grand Forks.
Donna loved rescuing and caring for animals as well as finding homes for them. She was especially fond of her pet cats that were so close to her heart. Donna also loved her backyard patio and beautiful flowers.
Donna is survived by several cousins including Tara (Fred) Murry, Dayton, OH, Vicki Schroeder, Grand Forks, ND, Lowell (Amy) Anderson and Verdale (Betty) Anderson both of Heimdal, ND. Donna had many loving and caring friends.
Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Donavan “Don” Ruich in 2006; her parents; and by several cousins.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 PM Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks. Visitation will be for the hour before the service in the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park South Cemetery of Grand Forks. Arrangements are with Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks.