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Edwin John Ruben

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Edwin John Ruben

Carlisle - Edwin John Ruben, 62, passed away on May 16, 2018, at the Carlisle Care Center. 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.

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Published in Des Moines Register on May 18, 2018
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