Robert M. Ruddell, 66, of Terre Haute, died Sunday morning, December 4, 2005, in Union Hospital.
He was employed at Press Time Graphics and also Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home and had formerly worked for Moore-Langen Printing Co.
He was born on January 19, 1939, in Terre Haute to Robert Z. Ruddell and Maxine Gillian Ruddell.
Mr. Ruddell is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marsha L. Drake Ruddell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg Ruddell and his wife, Lisa of Brazil, IN; and Mark Ruddell and his wife, Janice of Greenwood, IN; four grandchildren, Amanda Ruddell, Kala Ruddell, Austin Ruddell and Eric Ruddell; a sister and brother-in-law, Vicki Palm and her husband, John of Brazil, IN; a sister-in-law, Linda Schalburg and her husband, Charlie of Boonville, IN; an aunt, Evelyn Daggy of Terre Haute; a nephew, Todd Pierce; a niece Michelle Lock; and several other nieces and nephews.
He was a graduate of Gerstmeyer High School and was a member of St. Joseph University Parish.
Prayers will begin at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2005, in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th St., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Unversity Parish with Father Richard Kaley officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home, with a Prayer service to take place at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, 1811 South Fruitridge Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47803 or to the charity of your choice.