Submitted by: Mary Jo Koran

Submitted by: Mary Jo Koran








SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE – April 11, 1999


Ruth M. Wruble

March 26, 1924 - April 9, 1999

Ruth M. Wruble, 75, of East Marion Street, Mishawaka, Ind., passed away after a brief illness at 4 a.m. on Friday, April 9, in St. Joseph Community Hospital, Mishawaka.

Ruth was born on March 26, 1924, in South Bend, Ind., to Clement and Lottie (Makielski) Kruk, who have preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Luzney; and by a brother, Richard Kruk.

On March 31, 1972, in Niles, Mich., Ruth married Thomas C. Wruble. He preceded her in death on June 18, 1998.

She is survived by a daughter, Frances (Lee) Ellsworth of Mishawaka; two sons, Bruce Dane (Brenda) Ramsby and Daryl Robert (Beverly) Ramsby, both of South Bend; six grandchildren; and by seven great-grandchildren.

Ruth had been employed at Studebaker Automotive, a supervisor at the Associates, at the Frances Dress Shop in South Bend, and retired from the Capital Hearing Aid Company in South Bend. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church, Mishawaka, the Disabled American Veterans, and an avid bingo player.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today in the Thallemer-Goethals Funeral Home, Mishawaka, where a wake service will take place at 2:45 p.m.

Services will be at 10am on Monday in the funeral home, with Fr. William Sullivan officiating. Entombment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, Ind.

A memorial mass will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 17, in St. Monica Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.