EMDEN — Doris Juanita Ruben, 92, of
Emden, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 10:45 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
EMDEN- Juanita Ruben, 92 of Emden, IL passed away at
10:45 a.m. January 21, 2014 at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital, Lincoln, IL.
Juanita was born October 14, 1921 at Casey, IL the
daughter of "Jack" and Margaret Elizabeth Rohlfs
Bowles. They moved to Emden, Illinois when she was
two years old. She married Earl George Ruben January
1, 1944 at Emden, IL. He preceded her in death in
Juanita is survived by one daughter: Cheryl (Ron)
Baker of Emden; one son: Charles (Carol) Ruben of
Emden; Seven Grandchildren: Randy L. Baker of Emden;
Greg Baker of Tremont; Terry Baker of Hopedale;
David Ruben of Schaumburg; Kathy Ott of Effingham;
Syndi Ruben of Emden; Becky Ruben of Lincoln; one
sister: Margie Kay (Wayne) Detmers of Delavan; and
13 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her parents, husband, and one daughter: Christy Rae
Ruben as an infant.
Juanita was a homemaker; member of Emden Christian
Church; charter member of the Christian Nursing Home
auxiliary and enjoyed volunteering there. She
enjoyed reading Christian novels, making desserts,
playing card games and laughing with her family.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 25, 2014 from
10:00-1:00 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home, Lincoln. Services will follow at
1:00 p.m. with Ron Otto officiating. Burial will be
in Bethel Cemetery. Memorials may be given to
Harvest of Talents or St. Clara's Manor.