Ruben Winter

Ruben Winter, 96, of Goodrich, ND died Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the St. Aloisius Nursing Home of Harvey.

Ruben was born on October 26, 1921 near Chaseley, North Dakota.  He was the son of Gust and Lydia (Beich) Winter.  Ruben grew up and attended two rural schools north of Goodrich. As a young man he worked on the family farm.  During the winter months he traveled to many different states.  Ruben married Adeline Kline on May 24, 1953 at Harvey.  They lived and farmed where he raised small grains and registered Polled Hereford cattle.  Adeline died on January 9, 2011.  Ruben continued to live on the family farm.

Ruben was a member of the Untied Methodist Church of Goodrich where he served on many boards.  He served on the FHA board in Sheridan County and served for Sheridan county on the NDSU Experimental Station Board in Minot; Goodrich Elevator Board; Goodrich Lions Club; North Dakota Polled Hereford Association and was named Polled Hereford Man Of The Year in 2003.

Ruben is survived by his children, Jason (Linda) of Goodrich, Glenda (Wayne) Moe of Idaho Falls, ID, Julie (Kevin) Bender of Goodrich, Gus (Tina) Winter of Quincy, WA; eight grandchildren, Valerie (Aaron) Stevenson, Jessica (Casey) Anderson, Christina (Theron) Hudson, Erika Moe, Ethan (Megan) Bender, Ranee (Adrian) Ramos, Logan (AnnDraya) Winter, Isaac Winter;  great-grandchildren, Jonah, Lydia, Taneah, Mariah, Stevenson, Bjorn and Jesper Anderson, Breckin Hudson, Aidan and Nicholas Ramos, Owen Winter.

Ruben was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Adeline, sister, Alvina Raugust.

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