Stanley F. Wruble
Sr., 80, of South Main Street, South Bend, Ind., passed away on Friday, March 4.
Stanley was born on March
29, 1924, in South Bend, to Frank
and Frances (Cegelka) Wruble, who preceded him in death. Also
preceding in death are two sisters, his twin, Pearl Stawnik, who
passed away March 23, 2003, and Alice Hartman of Indianapolis, Ind.; three
brothers, Marion Wruble of South
Bend, Frank Pielach of Chicago, Ill., and Tom Wruble
of Mishawaka, Ind.; and one grandchild, Veronica Adams.
Stanley married his wife, Irene Thomas, who survives, on
April 14, 1945, in South Bend. Also surviving are two daughters, Eileen (Dale)
Clingerman of Bremen, Ind., and Lynda (Frank) Lanko of Mishawaka;
three sons, Stanley F. (Cathleen) Wruble II of South Bend, Frank
S. (Katrina) Wruble of Edwardsburg, Mich., and Steven F. (Dianna)
Wruble of South Bend; 12 grandchildren, Jennifer Jones, Suzy
Clingerman, Renie Wolf, Tim Lanko, Frankie Lanko, Stan Wruble
III, Todd Wruble, Leah Steinhiser, Susan Arashiro, Holly Wruble,
Matthew Wruble and Eric Wruble; seven great-grandchildren, Robby,
Ryan, Adam, Shelby, Jacob, Jessica and Nicholas; four sisters,
Angie Campoli, Jean Bojtor and Florence Martin, all of South
Bend, and Rosemary Bennett of Osceola, Ind.; and one brother,
Harry Wruble of Edwardsburg.
He was a member
of the Teamsters Retirees 364 and St. Jude Catholic Church. Stan was an avid Colt and
Bears fan, as well as the Chicago Cubs. One of Stan's favorite
past times was fishing and he will be most remembered as a
devoted husband, loving father, grandfather and
great-grandfather. He will also be remembered for his skill and
ability as a mechanic and being able to fix anything.
be today, March 7, from 3 until in the St. Joseph Funeral Home,
824 S. Mayflower Road, South Bend, where a Rosary will be prayed at A Mass of
Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 8, at in St. Jude
Catholic Church. Cremation will take place with a burial of
cremains at a later date in St.
JosephCemetery, South Bend.
contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or to
the American Heart Association.
said, 'Come to me, all you who are weary and find life
burdensome, and I will refresh you. Take my yoke upon your
shoulders and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart.
Your souls will find rest, for my yoke is easy and my burden
light." Matthew 11: 29-30