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Vernon C. Rubenking, 91, of Lincoln, died Saturday, May 1,
2010, at 3:35 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home, with Dr. Robert Kurka officiating. Visitation will be
one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery. Military rites will
be conducted by American Legion Post 263.
Rubenking was a line worker at the bottle factory in
He served in the U.S. Air Force for five years,
including Pearl Harbor. He was an aircraft mechanic.
He was born Oct. 14, 1918, in Elkhart. His
parents were John and Anna Brohl Rubenking. He
married Isabel Jane Seitzer in Lincoln on Feb. 25,
1969. She preceded him in death on Jan. 1, 2001.
He is survived by two stepdaughters, Jane (and
Morris) Horchem of Lincoln and Rosemary (and Jerry)
Melton of Lincoln; three stepsons, Clifford (and
Carolyn) Seitzer of Lincoln, Herbert (and Joyce)
Seitzer of Mount Pulaski and Alan (and Janette)
Seitzer of Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers, Gordon
King of Fairfax, Va., and Earl Rubenking of Fairfax,
Va.; one sister, Eddie (and Clyde) Camp of Lincoln;
and several stepgrandchildren,
He was also preceded in death by two brothers,
Louis and Glen Rubenking, and one stepgrandson,
He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and
American Legion Post 263.
Memorials may be made to the Harvest of Talents
fund or American Legion Post 263.
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