James Nicholas Ruden, 77, of Marcus, Iowa, died on December 3, 2018, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with Father William McCarthy officiating.
Burial will follow in the Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion F.I. Goodburn Post #517.
Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, there will be a vigil prayer service and Knights of Columbus rosary at 5 p.m. all at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Visitation will resume 1 hour before the service on Friday at the church. Condolences may be sent online to