DEERFIELD – Marilyn Jane Ruble, age 88, of Deerfield, passed away on January 28, 2020, at Blissfield Place.
She was born on February 25, 1931, in Riga, the daughter of Ivan and Alice (Wynn) Crist. On June 25, 1949, Marilyn married Harold Ruble in Angola, IN and he preceded her in death on January 2, 2011. Marilyn was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Petersburg. She began her working career at Applewood Orchards in Deerfield and later transitioning into the public-school system – first with Deerfield Public Schools and then working for Blissfield Middle School, where she retired from on June 15, 1996.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Deborah (Terrence) Beurer, Kenneth (Barb) Ruble, Rebecca (Patrick) Seiser, and Jaclynn (Ken) Cormany; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and childhood lifelong friends, Loretta McWilliams and Shirley Gorr. In addition to her husband, Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Kate Simpson; and a brother, Don Crist.
Visitation for Marilyn will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 4-8 p.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield with Pastor Gary Leking officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial donations can be given to Careline Hospice or Blissfield Place. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.