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 Edward Joe “Joe” Ruben

Edward Joe “Joe” Ruben

Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 12 Jan 1993 (aged 57)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36094 · View Source
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Edward Joe Ruben died January 12, 1993 at age 57, from cancer.

Joe was born in Murray, Utah, August 3, 1935 to Edward Paul Reuben and Ruth Alice Peterson. He married Connie Kresser in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Their greatest treasure and joy are their seven children.

Joe attended Murray public schools and received his degree in architecture from the University of Utah. He was one of the four co-founders of FFKR Architecture / Planning / Interior Design.

Some of his most recent architecture projects have included the Symphony Hall, the Hotel Utah project, and new-construciton or remodeling of many Utah schools--most recently Hunter High. Last year he received the Outstanding Alumnus Award of Murray High from the Murray Rotary Club.

Joe loved the out-of-doors and knew trees and bushes by their Latin names. He was a believer in catch-and-release fishing. He enjoyed working on motorcycles. He was talented in many forms of art and music.

Joe was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in many stake and ward organizations using his musical skills and leadership ability to bless the lives of others.

He will be dearly missed by all who love him.

Survived by his wife, Connie; their six sons and one daughter and their spouses, Paul and his wife Marianne; Calvin and his wife Michelle; Brian, and Russell, all of Murray; David and his wife Elizabeth, Mesa, Ariz.; Mark and his wife Laurie, Las Vegas, Nev.; Lynda and her husband Douglas Horne, Salt Lake City; their 16 grandchildren; and Joe's twin sister, Joan and her husband Howard Anderson, Canoga Park, Calif.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12:00 noon, Little Cottonwood Stake Center, 6180 South 855 East, where friends may call Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.

Funeral directors, Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: January 14, 1993

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