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Nita J. Ruzicka

June 9, 1933 — August 10, 2020

Nita June (Bolles) Ruzicka, 87, of St. Paul, NE passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 at Brookfield Park in St. Paul, NE.



Nita was born June 9, 1933 in Cairo, NE to parents Francis and Alice (Ooley) Bolles. Nita and her sister were one of three sets of twins among ten children. Nita attended school in Wood River, NE graduating in 1951.



On March 15, 1953, Nita married Gordon Ruzicka. Three sons were born into the family. Nita was employed throughout her life as a cook at numerous locations in St. Paul, Grand Island, McCook, and Wood River.



Nita was a member of The Order of Eastern Star and enjoyed reading Danielle Steel books and was an avid bowler for 50+ years.



Nita was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gordon Ruzicka; two brothers, Douglas and Louis Bolles; twin sister Nina Woodruff; brother-in-law, Robert Woodruff, sisters-in-law, Norma, Ruth, Sandy and Deanna Bolles.



Nita is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry (Kalyn) of McCook, NE, Mike (Juna) of Cairo, NE and Cliff (Lora) of Grand Island; sister, Linda (Kenny) Lauritson of Dannebrog, NE, brothers, Robert (Barabara) Bolles of Kansas City, MO, Willard Bolles of Carson City, NV, Garry (Pauline) Bolles, Larry Bolles and Janie, and Dwight Bolles all of Grand Island; sister-in-law, Norma Bolles of Grand Island; five grandchildren, Jay (Erica) Ruzicka of McCook, Jerron Ruzicka of McCook, Gordon (Samantha) Ruzicka of Lincoln, Kyle (Alyssa Lopez) Ruzicka Arvada, CO and Kristen Ruzicka (Joe Gourneau) of LaVista, NE; three great grandchildren, Aiden Ruzicka, Owen Gourneau and Deveraux Ruzicka, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.



Memorial can be made to the family or to Alzheimer’s Association Nebraska Chapter.



A family graveside service will be held at a later date.

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