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Oscar John “Jack” Rubenacker, 77, McLeansboro resident, died at 6:55 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was a farmer, and served in the U.S. Army in Korea. He was born on November 3, 1936 in Champaign, Ill. the son of Oscar J. and Frances (Ewald) Rubenacker. He married Pearl J. Counsil on January 1, 1960 in McLeansboro. Surviving are his wife Pearl J. Rubenacker of McLeansboro; one son, John Anthony “Tony” Rubenacker and wife Staci; two grandsons, Dustan Anthony and Dylan Aaron Rubenacker; two sisters, Doris Richardson, and Darlene Butler and husband Elmer all of Dahlgren; four brothers, Samuel Rubenacker and wife Judy of McLeansboro, Timothy Rubenacker of Broughton, and David Rubenacker and wife June and Gerald Rubenacker and wife Carolyn all of Belle Rive; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation for Oscar John “Jack” Rubenacker was held at 1 p.m. Sunday, September 28 at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro with Rev. Delbert Essen officiating. Graveside services followed at 2 p.m. at Concord Cemetery near McLeansboro. Memorials may be made to Cancer Research, and will be accepted at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. Harre Funeral Home of McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  October 2, 2014
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