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Earl A. Rueffer

May 4, 1920 March 7, 2018
Earl A. Rueffer
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Obituary for Earl A. Rueffer

Earl A. Rueffer, graciously called home by the Lord on March 7th, 2018 at the age of 97. Born May 4, 1920 to Clara and Edward Rueffer in Melrose Park. Earl married his beloved Emily in 1984 and happily celebrated 25 years together. Fond brother of the late Raymond (late Phyllis); loving uncle of Karen (the late John) Danuser, the late Kenneth (Velta) Rueffer, Jeff (Cindy) Rueffer; loving great uncle of Kim, Brian (Megan), Eric, Laurie (Brian), Katie, Michael, and the late Kristopher. Loving great-great uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Earl was born, raised, and lived in Melrose Park. He was baptized June 16, 1920 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Melrose Park. Confirmed March 25, 1934. Graduated from Proviso East HS in 1938. After high school he worked downtown Chicago as a typist. He worked and retired from Commonwealth Edison. Served during WWII in the US Army from May 1942 to Dec 1945 in the Philippines and Australia. He attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Melrose Park and served as an usher.
Earl was an avid outdoorsman and loved to camp, hunt and fish. He also loved to tinker. He was always prepared to write anything down with his handy pocket notepad.

In State Monday, 9 AM until time of service at 10 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 215 S Lincoln St, Lombard. In Interment Elm Lawn Cemetery. Funeral info: 630-932-1500.


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In-State

Monday

12

Mar

9:00 AM 3/12/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/12/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

215 S. Lincoln St.
Lombard, IL 60148

St. John's Lutheran Church
215 S. Lincoln St. Lombard 60148 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

12

Mar

10:00 AM 3/12/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

215 S. Lincoln St.
Lombard, IL 60148

St. John's Lutheran Church
215 S. Lincoln St. Lombard 60148 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Elm Lawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

401 E Lake St,
Elmhurst, IL 60126

401 E Lake St, Elmhurst 60126 IL
United States
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