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  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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Ann RUPERT Mordt
   Posted Tue June 16, 2020
Larry and Families my sincerest condolences on the
Passing of your mother. She was a very lovely lady
Remember her from when she and my parents worked at Brown Shoe Factory

Rayola Daniel
   Posted Tue June 16, 2020
So sorry for your loss-thot's & prayers for all of you

Carol Barnes
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Pearl is missed so much at Eastside. I would always go see her when I went down the hall, I would say hi Pearl and she always turned her head and looked at me and smiled. I will always love and miss her. She was a wonderful lady. R.I.P. Pearl

Anita M Wassell
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the passing of Pearl. I truly loved that lady! She was a beautiful woman inside and out! I was always so glad to see her every Sunday at church! She always gave me a hug. It breaks my heart that she will not be there on Sunday's but she is with Jesus now and that gives me comfort. My heartfelt sorrow goes out to each and every one of you in the family. Prayers and hugs to you all. Pearl will be missed greatly!

Pati Steuck
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to Larry, Chad and family.

Pat Ruble
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Larry and family I am so sorry

Chris Schlieper
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Larry and Jan, so sorry for your loss of a loved one. She was one lovely lady.

Agnes Peile
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020

So sorry to hear of Pearl's passing, A very nice lady. Will miss seeing her at Sr Center. My sympathy to all of the family.

Cindy & Virgil Morrow
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Larry, Janet and family, so sorry for your loss. Pearl was a lovely woman and will be very missed. Our sympathies at this difficult time.

Bonnie Casteel Long
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
My thoughts and a prayer for Larry, Jan, and all the family,
I am so sorry to learn the loss of this sweet soul.
Pearl was always so friendly and nice to me. Such a beautiful lady inside and out. I didn’t realize she was at Eastside. I would have visited had the distancing not been in place. That has caused much interruption of contacts.
Please know you have my Sincere Sympathy,

Terry and Beth.
   Posted Wed June 17, 2020
Larry Sincerest Smpathy that your Mother passed away she was a very sweet lady and we used to see her at McDonald’s after church on Sundays and always enjoyed visiting with her She will be missed A classy lady who always wore a friendly smile. Terry and Beth Smith.

Dennis & Debbie (Cawthon) Galbreath
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
We are very sorry for your loss at this time. May comfort and peace come for you all. Your mother was such a dear lady. God Bless! Dennis & Debbie.

Rachel Geiselman
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Sympathy and prayers for Pearl's family. So sorry for your loss.

Loren Crowder
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
So very sorry to learn of your mom's passing Larry. May God bless, and comfort you in this, your time of sorrow, and as you begin to heal.

Virginia Taylor Maynard
   Posted Fri June 19, 2020
Our family is very sorry to hear about the passing of Pearl. My dad, Wayne Taylor, used to speak of her often. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

Bob and Kathleen Dunn
   Posted Wed June 24, 2020
We are so sorry to learn of your loss of Pearl. Please accept our sympathy and prayers.
Bob and Kathleen Dunn

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