Eureka- Robert A. Brubaker, 76, of Eureka, IL passed away at
9:20p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Maple Lawn Health Center
in Eureka, IL.
He was born on April 15, 1937 in Eureka, IL a son of Ralph P. and
Anna Blumenshine Brubaker. He married Virginia Key-Beckenholdt on
November 16, 1962 in Eureka, IL. She passed away on December 29,
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy(Dave) Altshue of
Bloomington, IL; Marjorie(Randall) White of Farmer City, IL; one
son, Geoff(Kathy) Brubaker of River Falls, WI; two sisters,
Peggy(Marvin) Yordy of Eureka, IL; Gloria Dingley of Boonesville,
MO; four brothers, Don(Carol) Brubaker of Washington, IL;
Ralph(Mariko) Brubaker of San Diego, CA; Les(Brenda) Moreland of
Wildwood, FL; Larry(Sharon) Moreland of Pekin, IL; 13
grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great-great
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, George
Beckenholdt; one sister.
Robert worked as an inspector at Caterpillar for over 30 years.
He was of the Baptist Faith.
Robert proudly served his country in the United States Navy from
Funeral services will be held at 1:00p.m. on Saturday, March 1,
2014 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Pastor Ronald
Thacker will officiate. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March
1, 2014 from 11-1p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in
Eureka. Military rites will be accorded after the funeral
services at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded following
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