Corsica - Ruby Bult, 87, died at Good Samaritan Center in Corsica on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Funeral service will be Friday, January 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica with burial following in Graceland Cemetery in Corsica. Visitation will be Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 5 - 7 PM at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica.
Ruby Bult was born on October 28, 1933 to John and Alta (DeGeest) Houtkooper on the family farm north of Aurora Center. She graduated from Corsica High School in 1952. On August 16, 1954, she married Stanley Bult on her parents home near Corsica, SD. The couple farmed together in Douglas County, then moved to Davison County where they farmed. To this union, 7 children were born Stanley died on August 12, 2014. Ruby was a member of Grace Reformed Church in Corsica and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, embroidery, crafts, gardening, flowers, baking, and spending time with her family. She died at Good Samaritan Society in Corsica on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the age of 87.
She is survived by her children, Pam (Jerry) Ripperger of Sioux Falls, SD, Gregg Bult of Corsica, SD, Randy Bult of Corsica, SD, Ronda (Mark) Gacke of Sioux Falls, SD, Curtis (Dawn) Bult of Mitchell, SD, and Lance Bult of Corsica, SD, daughter-in-law, Lori Bult of Mt. Vernon, SD, 2 sisters, Mavis Veurink and Donna (Don) Kuyper, sister-in-law, Ruth (Harry) Burma, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Stanley, son, Warren Bult, in-laws, Albert and Nellie Bult, brother, Kenneth Houtkooper, twin sister, Rose Dawn, and grandson, Dustin Wee.