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John William Ruckman
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1924
Karnes City
Karnes County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1974
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

John William Ruckman was born January 8, 1924 in Karnes City, Texas to Frank Haskins Ruckman and Pauline Derum Ruckman. He had one younger sister, Frances Lucile. John attended Texas A&M and LSU before joining the Navy during World War II. After the war, he attended the University of Texas at Austin, and received a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. He worked as a reporter for the San Antonio Express and the San Antonio Light. He married Marjorie Nelle Hill on June 19, 1953 and they had one daughter, Kathryn Hampton "Kate" Ruckman. The family of three moved back to Karnes City, where John became Assistant Vice President, and later Vice President, of the Karnes County National Bank. He died December 1, 1974 at the age of 50 and was buried in the Karnes City Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Haskins Ruckman (1895 - 1977)
  Pauline Wilson Derum Ruckman (1901 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Marjorie Nelle Hill Bailey (1928 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Karnes City Cemetery
Karnes City
Karnes County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Kate Ruckman
Record added: Aug 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29436518
John William Ruckman
Added by: Kate Ruckman
 
John William Ruckman
Added by: Kate Ruckman
 
John William Ruckman
Added by: Kate Ruckman
 
 
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I miss you, Uncle John. Rest in Peace.
- FR Nelson / D Mayer
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010

- Diana
 Added: Sep. 8, 2009
Love ya, John
- Gail Jackson
 Added: Mar. 18, 2009
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