Robert L. Reuber, 88, JasperNovember 19, 2013
Robert L. Reuber, 88, Jasper, died at 12:24 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.
He was born in Jasper on Nov. 1, 1925, to Joseph and Anna (Schneider) Reuber. He married Katherine “Katie” Turk on April 2, 1946, in Loogootee. She died Aug. 26, 2006.
Surviving are a daughter, Sara Reuber of Jasper; three sons, Joe Reuber and wife Becky and Clint Reuber and wife Stacey of Jasper and Michael Reuber and wife Patricia of Wadesville; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Reuber; four sisters, Gertrude Denning-Hoffman, Philomena “Minnie” Reuber, Amelia Martin and Maria J. Schepers; and two brothers, Ferdinand J. and Ignatius Reuber.
Mr. Reuber and his wife owned and operated Reuber’s Food Mart in Jasper for 33 years. He was a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran who served in the European theater in World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, the Lions Club and the Patoka Lake Sailing Club. He enjoyed sailing, camping and woodworking.
The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. American Legion Post 147 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Becher & Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or a favorite charity.
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