Albert Zaruba

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Funeral services for Albert Zaruba, 85, of Conroe, Texas will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Christ Church with the Rev. Dan Schiel officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Interment will follow at Conroe Memorial Park under the direction of Conroe Funeral Directors.

Mr. Zaruba was born on October 8, 1929 in Dayton, Texas to Charlie & Rosie Zaruba and passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Conroe, Texas.

Mr. Zaruba was a lifelong accomplished musician who played music by ear and loved to entertain and teach others. For many years, he played joyfully at Christ Church in Conroe. Al was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who loved his family and was a dear friend to many. He married the love of his life on March 12, 1954 and they've been happily married for over 60 years.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ann Ripkowski and Carolyn Cox and his brother, Charlie Zaruba, Jr. Al is survived by his loving family: Wife, Jerry Zaruba; son and daughter-in-law, Keith & Trudy Zaruba; daughters and sons-in-law in law, Vicki & Jimmy Burleigh and Twyla & Wayne Gentles; grandchildren, Rusty Burleigh, Rachel Shaw & husband John, Jason Zaruba & wife Nicole, Christine Armstrong & husband Ryan, Cameron Gentles & Jaclyn Johnson, Tyler Gentles & wife Jill and Cooper Gentles; Seven great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Burleigh, Jared Shaw, Brendan Shaw, Adrianna Burleigh, Landon Zaruba, Braden Zaruba and Savannah Zaruba and also numerous other dear relatives and friends. Pallbearers: Rusty Burleigh, Cameron Gentles, Tyler Gentles, Cooper Gentles, Jason Zaruba and John Shaw.


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Conroe Funeral Directors
1504 N Thompson St
Conroe, TX 77301
(936) 756-2210
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Published on from Jan. 25 to Feb. 7, 2015