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Leonard J. "Lenny" Ruback

July 26, 1934 January 3, 2019
Leonard J. "Lenny"  Ruback
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Obituary for Leonard J. "Lenny" Ruback

Leonard J. “Lenny” Ruback, 84, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Hospice Home of Hope. He was born Thursday, July 26, 1934 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of Leonard and Violet (Gibbs) Ruback. Lenny grew up just outside of Fond du Lac and was a graduate of Goodrich High School. On October 29, 1955, he married Barbara Wurtz at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac.

Lenny loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. For many years, he enjoyed bowling with his good friend, Don “Boze” Henke, golfing, and playing cards in his card group. Lenny was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for 42 years. He worked for the Fond du Lac City Water Utility for 36 years, retiring in 1996.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; two sons, Mark (Sandy) Ruback and Randy (Robin) Ruback; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Amanda), Adam (Alison), Staci, Bradley (Katie), Grant, Cali, and Christopher (Joy); and five great-grandchildren, Ian, Eli, Paige, Leo and Kara.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and/or Agnesian Hospice Home of Hope.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 855 Martin Ave. in Fond du Lac. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM with Pastor Adam Zimpelmann officiating. Burial in Estabrooks Cemetery will follow the service.


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Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

11:00 AM 1/7/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

855 Martin Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
855 Martin Avenue Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

7

Jan

1:00 PM 1/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

855 Martin Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
855 Martin Avenue Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Estabrooks Cemetery Final Resting Place

N6710 Esterbrook Rd.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

N6710 Esterbrook Rd. Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States
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