Pearl (Blacketter) Ruble

Born: Sun., Mar. 18, 1928
Died: Mon., Jun. 15, 2020


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Pearl I. Ruble, age 92, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at Eastside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born on March 18, 1928 in Time, IL to Virdle and Lavina Davis Blacketter.  She married Leland Ruble on May 9, 1945 in Pittsfield and he preceded her in death.

Pearl worked at Brown Shoe Factory until it closed and then began working at Pittsfield Hat Works, where she retired from.  She was a member of the Pittsfield Church of Christ and enjoyed attending many church functions especially her bible study group.  She was also a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and volunteered at the nursing home.  Pearl was always put together and loved to be on the go with her group of ladies.  She also liked going to country music shows and enjoyed cooking, books, and puzzles.

She is survived by her son, Larry Ruble of Pittsfield, IL; grandson, Chad (Stephanie) Ruble of Pittsfield, IL; great grandchildren, Shane Ruble, Lindsey Ruble, Lucas Ruble, and Brianna Ruble, all of Pittsfield, IL; sister, Jan Gwartney of Pittsfield, IL; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Ruble; parents, Virdle and Lavina Blacketter; daughter-in-law, Monica Ruble; and an infant sister, Mildred Bernice.

Funeral services will be held privately and interment will be at Gray Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to be made to Pittsfield Church of Christ or Gray Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Pearl's memory to the following organizations:

Gray Cemetery
c/o Everett Dean, 36510 290th Ave, New Salem, IL 62314

Pittsfield Church of Christ

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