Marion Buboltz

Marion Buboltz, age 87, of Fairfax, formerly of Hector, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax, Minnesota. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Wellington Township, rural Fairfax, with Pastor Scott Muske officiating. Interment will be held in the church cemetery. Casket Bearers are Chris Buboltz, Jason Redmann, Ryan Hall, Kyle Hall, Dom Melberg, and Roger Buboltz. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017, for two hours prior to the service, from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M., all at Emanuel Lutheran Church.

Marion Margretha Buboltz was born June 3, 1930 in Brown County, Minnesota, the daughter of Ferdinand and Margreta “Maggie” (Dahms) Ruschmeyer. She was baptized on June 15, 1930, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Gibbon, Minnesota, and confirmed in her faith there on May 14, 1930. Marion grew up in rural Gibbon, and attended school in Moltke Township.

On May 6, 1951, Marion was united in marriage to Orley Buboltz at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Gibbon. They made their home in Martinsburg Township where they raised their four children, Wayne, Brenda, Kevin, and Kathy. Marion was a busy farm wife and mother, and also did factory work for 20 years. When Marion and Orley sold their home, they moved into Prairie View of Hector. They had shared 62 years of marriage when Orley passed away on July 1, 2013. Marion continued to live at Prairie View until July 1, 2017 when she moved into the Assisted Living Plus at the Fairfax Community Home.

Marion was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Wellington Township.

Marion is survived by her: children: Wayne Buboltz and fiancé, Nancy Berghuis, of Hector, MN, Brenda Hall and husband, Donavon, of Esko, MN, Kathy Redmann and husband, Arvid, of Stewart, MN; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Buboltz of Silver Lake, MN; grandchildren: Chris Buboltz, Steph Buboltz, Ryan Hall, Kyle Hall, Jennifer (Redmann) Melberg, Jason Redmann, Nicole Redmann, Melissa Redmann; step-grandchildren: Jennifer Hall, Colleen (Hall) Larreau, James (Bratch) Buboltz; great-grandchildren: Hunter Melberg, Olivia Buboltz, Jack Buboltz, and Noah Redmann; step-great-grandchildren: Taylor Larreau, Josie Larreau, Karly Larreau, Kenzie Larreau, April Canaday, Henry Hall, Jameson Buboltz, Karlson Buboltz; step-great-great grandchild, Kylee Hurt; brother, Melroy Ruschmeyer of Fairfax, MN; sister: Elvira (Ruschmeyer) Ernst of New Ulm, MN; brother-in-law, Vernus Buboltz of Fairfax, MN; sisters-in-law Marilyn Ahlbrecht of Gibbon, MN, and Marion Ruschmeyer of Mankato, MN; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand and Margreta Ruschmeyer, son, Kevin Buboltz, daughter-in-law Pat (Mrs. Wayne) Buboltz; brothers: Harvey, Harry, Milton, Herman, Roland, and Willmer; sisters: Alice, Irene, Valeria, and Marlene, sisters-in-law Virgine Ruschmeyer and Viola Ruschmeyer.

Arrangements with Hughes-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hector. Online Guestbook is available at