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Robert Lee Ruland

Jerseyville 05/10/2014

DATELINE: Jerseyville

NAME: Robert Lee Ruland passed away in his sleep early May 10th in his bed with his wife and beloved dogs, Dixie, The Beagle, and Aerial near him.

BORN: December 17, 1940 in Strum, Wisconsin

PARENTS: Paul & Rosalie (Senn) Ruland (Both Deceased)

MARRIED: Carolyn J. Peterson

DATE & PLACE: April 13, 1962 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS: Lifelong Member of NRA,

OCCUPATION: He graduated from University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire with a Bachelor in mathematics and geography. He Worked a number of years with ACIC in St. Louis as a Cartographer with Dept. of Defense. He was seen all around Jerseyville walking those dogs miles and miles a day in rain or shine.

VISITATION: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday May 13, 2014

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

FUNERAL: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday May 14, 2014

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

OFFICIANT: Pastor Tim Weihrauch

BURIAL: Elsah Cemetery

MEMORIALS: TreeHouse Wildlife Center, 23956 Green Acres Road Dow, IL. 62022, where he volunteered for 3 years.


WIFE: Carolyn J. Ruland

CHILDREN: Kristine Kay Cunningham (Steve) , Kelly Rochelle Turner (Kurt Chamberlin) Dr. Kevin Scott Ruland and his wife, (Dr. Sandy Beverly)

GRANDCHILDREN: Stephen, Cpl Michael (Venisse) and Scott Turner, Margaret Rose and Anna Cunningham, Simon and David “Max” Ruland


SISTER: Georgine Herbert

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents, Siblings: Marvin, Marion and Jane

Obit Provided By:
Alexander - Gubser Funeral Home

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