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John Wendell Ruby
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1931
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 2011
Coralville
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

Son of John & Alma Miller Ruby
Veteran of World War 2

John W. Ruby, 80, of Coralville, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011.

John Wendell Ruby was born February 20, 1931 in Fairfield, Iowa; son of John and Alma (Miller) Ruby. After high school, John served in the Air Force Reserves during WWII. He worked for Bridgestone Tire Company as a salesman for many years. During most of that time he resided in the Quad City area. John married Flora "Irene" Puffinbarger October 1, 1949 in Fairfield, Iowa. After marriage the couple lived in Sterling and Moline, IL and Davenport, IA before moving to Iowa City in 1995. John was a long time member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. He enjoyed time spent with family and friends and cherished moments with his grandkids.

His family includes sons, Doug Ruby of Oxford and David (Laurie) Ruby of Silvis, IL; daughter-in-law, Gloria Ruby of Iowa City; grandchildren, Joshua Ruby, Jeff Bloomberg, Jonathan Ruby, Brandy Ruby, David Ruby, Lisa Sides, Jennifer Vandevoorde, and Mariah Ruby; great-grandchildren Joshua and Elizabeth; brother, Donald (Marilyn) Ruby; sisters-in-law, Marseine and Helen Ruby as well as numerous extended family members.

John was preceded in death by his wife, Flora; son, Dan Ruby, parents, brothers; Leland and Jim Ruby and sister, Connie Ridenour.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John K Ruby (1907 - 1978)
  Elma G. Miller Ruby (1906 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Flora Irene Puffinbarger Ruby (1932 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wendell Ruby (1931 - 2011)
  Constance Ruby Ridenour (1941 - 2009)*
  Judith Ann Ruby (1944 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Lynn Schneider
Record added: Jul 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74159261
John Wendell Ruby
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John Wendell Ruby
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 Added: Jul. 31, 2011
 
 
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