Leonard J. Ruback
J. “Lenny” Ruback, 84, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the
Hospice Home of Hope. He was born Thursday, July 26, 1934 in Chicago, Ill., the
only child of Leonard and Violet (Gibbs) Ruback. Lenny grew up just outside of
Fond du Lac and was a graduate of Goodrich High School. On October 29, 1955, he
married Barbara Wurtz at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac.
loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. For many
years, he enjoyed bowling with his good friend, Don “Boze” Henke, golfing, and
playing cards in his card group. Lenny was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church for 42 years. He worked for the Fond du Lac City Water Utility for 36
years, retiring in 1996.
include his wife, Barbara; two sons, Mark (Sandy) Ruback and Randy (Robin)
Ruback; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Amanda), Adam (Alison), Staci, Christopher
(Joy), Bradley (Katie), Cali and Grant; and five great-grandchildren, Ian, Eli,
Paige, Leo and Kara.
was preceded in death by his parents.
will be held from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church, 855 Martin Ave. in Fond du Lac. The funeral service will begin
at 1:00 PM with Pastor Adam Zimpelmann officiating. Burial in Estabrooks
Cemetery will follow the service.
information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com