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Ruby Maxine Holderbaum Etsinger
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1927
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 2006
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

Ruby M. (Holderbaum) Etsinger is the daughter of Arthur Holderbaum and his second wife Gertrude M. (Wise) Holderbaum Blosser.

She married Mervin "Bud" Etsinger Sr. on 6 Jun 1947 in Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana. They had 4 children.

Obituary published in Goshen News
Ruby M. Etsinger
Aug 13, 1927 - July 29, 2006
NEW PARIS, Ind., -- Ruby M. Etsinger, 78, 69000 C.R. 15, died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa. She had lived there for 11 months.
She was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Wakarusa, to Arthur and Gertrude (Wise) Holderbaum.
She married Bud Etsinger Sr. June 6, 1947 in Wakarusa. He survives.
A lifetime area resident, she attended Wakarusa High School. She was a homemaker and a farmer and had worked at Miles Laboratories in Elkhart, Goshen College and Greencroft.
She was a member of Union Center Church of the Brethren and was a caregiver and visitation servant.
Along with her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Shirley (Larry) Etsinger-West, Indianapolis, Cheryl (Bill) Mattern, Nappanee, and Jackie (Kevin) Eby, Lexington, Ky.; a son, Bud (Vickie) Etsinger Jr., New Paris; nine grandchildren; four sisters, Marge Miller and Bonnie Smith, both of Goshen, and Wilma (Charles) Wenger and Jeannie (Everett Jr.) Whitehead, both of Wakarusa.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Wilhelm; a brother, Milo Holderbaum; a half-brother, Glenn Holderbaum and a half-sister, Fern Tavernier.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Visitation will also be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral service.
The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Union Center Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Otto Beer officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. Ruth Yoder.
Burial will be in Union Center Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Ribbon of Hope.
Family links: 
  Arthur Allen Holderbaum (1890 - 1947)
  Gertrude Marie Wise Holderbaum (1901 - 1981)
  Glen LaMar Holderbaum (1910 - 1970)**
  Fern Holderbaum Tavernier (1914 - 2001)**
  Edna May Holderbaum Wilhelm (1920 - 1995)*
  Milo Edward Holderbaum (1922 - 2001)*
  Ruby Maxine Holderbaum Etsinger (1927 - 2006)
  Arthur Dale Holderbaum (1935 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Center East Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
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Originally Created by: Karen K
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
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Ruby Maxine <i>Holderbaum</i> Etsinger
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Ruby Maxine <i>Holderbaum</i> Etsinger
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