Submitted by: Mary Jo Koran

Submitted by: Mary Jo Koran



Adams        Jones

Arashiro       Lanko

Bennett       Martin

Bojtor      Pielach

Campoli     Stawnik

Cegelka  Steinhiser

Clingerman     Thomas

Hartman          Wolf

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE – March 7, 2005

Obituary: Stanley F. Wruble Sr.

March 29, 1924 -- March 4, 2005


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.

Visitation will be today, March 7, from 3 until 8 p.m. in the St. Joseph Funeral Home, 824 S. Mayflower Road, South Bend, where a Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 8, at 11 a.m. in St. Jude Catholic Church. Cremation will take place with a burial of cremains at a later date in St. Joseph Cemetery, South Bend.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or to the American Heart Association.

"Jesus 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