Rubye C. Nagle, 97, of Preston died Sunday morning, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

She was born April 7, 1916, in Harmony, the daughter of Elmer and Rose (Rueber) Jacobson. She was a 1934 graduate of Preston High School. Following high school she went to beautician school in Minneapolis and then returned to Preston where she opened a beauty shop.

She married Harley E. Nagle on Sept. 19, 1939, at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Hammond. The couple farmed in Fountain Township, rural Preston, until 1967, when they moved into Preston. She opened a thrift shop at their residence in Preston which she ran until moving into Park Lane Estates. She became a resident of Chosen Valley Care Center in 2011.

She was a member of the Preston United Methodist Church. She enjoyed painting and was involved with the Fillmore County Fair for a number of years.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry (Mary) of Fountain and Fred (Vaughn) of Lanesboro; three grandchildren, Devin (Dawn) Nagle, Marcie (Dennie Lightle) Nagle and Sheila Nagle; three great-grandchildren, Chelsea, Connor and Dylan Nagle; one step great-grandson, Dennie Lightle, Jr.; and one brother, Donald K. Jacobson of Parachute, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley, on Jan. 29, 1993, and a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Strahl Nagle.

The funeral will be 2 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the Preston United Methodist Church with the Rev. Beth Perez officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston.

Friends may call at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m., and at the church on Thursday an hour before the service.

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