Ruth Nelson, 88 of rural Argyle, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Darlington, the daughter of Leo and Alice (Burgess) Howard. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Apple Grove Lutheran Church, 14501 Apple Grove Church Road in rural Argyle, with Rev. Daniel L. Bohlman officiating. Burial will be in Apple Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural Argyle. A visitation will be held Friday, March 23, from 4-7 p.m. Full obituary in the March 22, 2012 issue of the Republican Journal.