Howard Richard Rubeck, 81, Center Point, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at Gosport Funeral Home, Gosport.
He was born Jan. 16, 1927, in Owen County, to Clifford Daniel Rubeck and Mary Pauline (Schroer) Rubeck.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and on May 17, 1947, he married Pauline (Mikolaitis) Rubeck. He also worked as a clerk for IBM in Greencastle.
Preceding him in death were his parents Clifford Daniel and Mary Pauline Rubeck, daughter Carol Rubeck and sister Marjorie June Dreher.
Surviving are his wife Pauline, Center Point, two daughters, Nancy Telgemeyer and husband Tom, Poland, and Brenda Moore, Terre Haute, four sons, Richard A. Rubeck, Center Point, Randy L. Rubeck and wife Lorna, Reelsville,Michael D. Rubeck and wife Donna, Bowling Green, and Kenneth Rubeck and wife Mary, Clay City, sister Irene Williams, Poland, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at 11 a.m., at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Rev. John Fischer officiating. Internment will take place at Zion Cemetery, Poland. Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9-11 a.m., at the funeral home.