Margret Rueger

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, September 2, 2016 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon for Margret Rueger, 75, of Langdon.


Posted on 9/2/16

She passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon.

Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Langdon.

Margret Ann Asmundson was born May 5, 1941 in Grafton to Magnus “Mike” and Anna (Davidson) Asmundson. She attended school and graduated from Milton and then continued her education at Aaker’s Business College in Fargo.  She worked at UND and then returned to Langdon and worked as a secretary at REA.  Margret and Duane Rueger were married on November 8, 1963 at Vikar Lutheran Church in Mountain, and renewed their vows at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church on March 25, 1988.  They farmed near Langdon and also did some custom combining for many years.

She loved to read, do crosswords and was a talented seamstress. She also loved going to movies which started when she worked concessions at the Little Star Theatre in Milton when she was younger.  She enjoyed gardening and flowers, animals, collecting dolls and watching “Dancing with the Stars”. Above all, she loved her family, and they were all very important to her. She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and their altar society.

Margret is suvived by her children: Dean (Kathy) Rueger of Langdon, RoxAnne Williford of Phoenix, Ariz., Linda (Doug) Milligan of Wash., Connie Rueger of Oreg., Michael Rueger of Wash.; grandchildren: Brennen, Rylan, LaShell, Jamie, David, Mary Beth, Angela, Vanessa, Jason; many great-grandchildren; siblings: Rodger Asmundson of Park River, Harland Asmundson of Cali., Sharon Lindsley of Mandon; nieces Jessica Lindsley Casavant and Shari Smolindsley; and nephews Jack Lindsley and Jerry Lindsley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Duane, granddaughter KateLynn Rueger, infant brother Kenneth, sister-in-law Sylvia Asmundson, and brother-in-law Jack Lindsley.

Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences are available at