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Mrs. Joan E. Ruble

Joan E. Ruble, 79, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Pickering House in Lancaster with her family by her side. She was born July 26, 1934 in Marion and was the daughter of the late Harold Carl and Clara Martha (Mayers) Rengert. She graduated 3rd in her class in 1952 from Pleasant High School in Marion, member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lancaster since 1996. As a past member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, she was active on various committees and the quilting group and was a member of Muirwood Lunch Bunch.
She is survived by her children, Koral Kay (Brian) Alexander of Columbus, Rob (Tammy) Adams of Lancaster and Lori (Mike) Conrad of Amanda; stepchildren, Ed (Gail) Ruble and Joni (Jeff) Frazier both of Lancaster and Traci Ruble and friend, John Frayley of Fredericktown; grandsons, Chase Alexander, Christopher Conrad and Josh Adams; granddaughter, Macy Adams; step granddaughters, Jessica and Aubree Bretzinger and Jenna Ruble; step grandsons, Aaron Bretzinger and Eric Ruble; one step great granddaughter, McKenna Ventresca and special friend, David Worthington of Lancaster. She was a former wife of Duane Adams of Cleveland and Robert E. Ruble of Lancaster. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Nikki Adams.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday at the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME in Amanda with Pastor Roger Quay officiating. A grave side service will follow in Waldo Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Monday. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions be made to the Pickering House in Joan's memory.

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Traci and John our thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow as we both know what you are going through,, Our prayers are with you and your family during this time..

Tracy Ross - March 23 at 07:48 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Joan will be truly missed. She was my mom's best friend and like an aunt to me. We had many good times over the years.

Lisa Jones - March 23 at 10:45 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Joni and Jeff, Unfortunately, I know all too well what you are going and will continue to go through, I hope it is a little comfort to know you are not alone. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Betty and Mike Wilson - March 23 at 09:01 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Having had the pleasure of knowing Joan was a gift to say the least. She was elegant and a most gracious lady. Back in the day when Joan was one of my clients, I'd always set aside extra time in the salon so we could swap family stories/events. She loved family and was always so proud of her children. She had a heart of gold and a strong constitution for living life to its fullest. I will always remember the laughter and good times we shared. Dressed to the 9's and a beautiful smile! That's how I will think of her.
My deepest sympathy and prayers.
Rest in Peace "Pretty Lady".
Barb Gobel

Barb Gobel - March 23 at 10:55 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My prayers for comfort are with you all. She was a wonderful, funny, lovely lady I enjoyed being friends with. My fond memories were when we both cared for our mothers literally side by side at Crestview as they were roommates. We often joked about getting old and being roommates ourselves and would laugh often of the things we would do for fun. I will miss running into her places, as we always have. May God and time comfort you and all of her friends during her absence. Take Care of each other, Lori Graf Myrtle Toole's daughter.

Lori Graf - March 23 at 11:24 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers go out to you all in the loss of your Mother, especially to you , Lori.

Vera Bigwood - March 24 at 06:36 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

L. Martin - March 24 at 04:47 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My prayers go out to the family of Joan. My favoriate Memrories are of her being my first Partylite leader. She was like a mother to me.She shared a love of candles with me that I had with no one else. She showed me the ropes and I thank God for her wisdom, humor and all around kindness. She will be sadly missed. GOD speed Joan.

Tammy Shonk - March 23 at 03:35 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sam and I are so sorry to hear of Joan's death. Our prayers are with all of you.

Lois Andrews

Lois Hyre Hundza Andrews - March 27 at 12:36 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Lisa Bates Sacco - March 25 at 12:04 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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