Ruby Simonson, age 84, of Benson, passed away February 6, 2014. She was born on June 18, 1929 in Barsness Township, Pope County, MN, the daughter of Henry and Clara (Halvorson) Hagen. Ruby was baptized at Barsness Lutheran Church and confirmed at Big Bend Lutheran Church. She graduated from Benson High School in 1947. On October 24th, 1947 Ruby was united in marriage to Reuben Simonson at Big Bend Lutheran Church. Together they were able to share in sixty-six years of marriage and were blessed with four children. Ruby’s faith and church were very important to her. She enjoyed bible study, sewing, raising her family and helping others. Ruby is survived by her loving husband, Reuben; children, Rebecca (Bob) Winge of West Fargo, ND, Renae (Kenny) Jacobson of Hopkins, Bob of Benson, Mona (Jon) Hilleren of Willmar; grandchildren, Sarah, Leah, Nathan, Michael, Ben, Amanda (Shawn), Joe and Greg; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Clara and Liam; and other family and friends.