Delores "Dee" J. Rust peacefully went to rest and met our Lord with family by her side the morning of March 31, 2015. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 6 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with parish prayers at 7:00 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral Home. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, April 7 beginning at 10:30 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church with Father Matthew Kuhn officiating. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Delores was born on July 4, 1931 and raised in Butler, MN. She was the daughter of Martin and Rose (Brasel) Dykhoff. She started working at St. James Hospital at a young age in the kitchen, then as an aide, and later at the Perham Memorial Hospital as the first ever ward clerk. Delores worked here until she was forced to retire at the age of 80 due to a stroke. All combined, Dee worked over 40 years at the hospital.
Dee was united in marriage to James Wasche in June of 1951. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Tony and Deb (Wayne Jr.) Romann. James passed away in 1972. Dee was then united in marriage to Gordy Rust in December of 1977. Gordy passed away in March of 2012.
Dee was a very caring and loving person; always trying to take care of everyone. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, card playing, bingo and watching the Twins.
Surviving Dee are her two children; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Lawrence (Adeline) Dykhoff; her two sisters, Viola (Reinhold) Bormann and Dot (Nick) Hofland.
Preceding Dee in death were her parents; and her two husbands.
Dee had resided at Perham Living since her stroke in 2012.