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Visitation:

Saturday, May 19, 2018
12-2 pm
Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

Service:

Saturday, May 19, 2018
2:00 pm
Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

Disposition:

Bondurant Cemetery

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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Edwin John Ruben

Carlisle

Edwin John Ruben, 62, passed away on May 16, 2018, at Methodist Hospital. He was born in Des Moines on November 17, 1955, to John and Retha Ruben.

Edwin spent 5 years working for Armstrong Tire and 5 years at Firestone. He also enjoyed racing and working on cars. In 2005, Edwin suffered a stroke which left him unable to work. He has spent the last 13 years living at Carlisle Care Center.

Edwin is survived by his brothers, Ernest Ruben and Everett Ruben; and sister, Luevena Deppe; former spouse, Bonnie; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Linda Ruben.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Hamilton’s Altoona Funeral Home, 105 4th Street SW., Altoona, with burial to follow at Bondurant Cemetery. Visitation will be from at 12 – 2 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.