Ruth Cervenka, 101

Ruth M. Cervenka, 101, of New Prague, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at Mala Strana Health Care Center in New Prague.

Ruth was born October 6, 1905, in Dalbo, Isanti County, a daughter of Emanuel and Helen (Baxter) Nelson. She lived at Dalbo, Mora, Princeton and Elk River. She attended Elk River High School and took training to become a registered nurse at Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis. On July 6, 1929, she married Dr. Charles F. Cervenka at St. Andrew's Parish in Elk River.

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