In memory of

Lonnie Rubendall

June 24, 1949 - December 7, 2019
From: Sac City, IA
Lonnie Rubendall

Lonnie Rubendall

Born: June 24, 1949
Died: December 7, 2019
Age: 70
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     Lonnie Lee Rubendall, age 70 of Sac City, IA, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, IA.  Lonnie was born on June 24, 1949, in Sac City to Oscar and Betty (Finley) Rubendall. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Sac City and graduated from Sac City High School with the Class of 1967.  He also completed four years at Buena Vista College in Storm Lake. 

     Following graduation Lonnie was inducted into the United States Army on May 1st, 1969.  He was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War serving in the C Battery 2nd Battalion, 60th Artillery.  He was honorably discharged on April 30, 1971.  He continued his service in the Army Reserve. He married Patricia Weitzel in May of 1971 and together they had two children, Troy and Eric, and later divorced in 2008. 

     Lonnie worked for the City of Sac City and then for the Postal Service in Sac City for many years.  He was a member of the Sac Community School Board and Mayor of Sac City for four years.  He farmed near Sac City, and enjoyed hanging out at the Rubendall Ranch taking care of his cattle and gardening.  He also loved to go boating and traveling.  He was very proud of his two sons and loved spending time with his grandchildren. 

     Survivors include his fiancée Beverly Hild;  his sons: Troy (Jennifer) Rubendall of Lawton, IA, and Eric (Nicolle) Rubendall of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren: Tori and Addison Rubendall; brothers: Leon (Roxy) Rubendall of Sac City, Todd Rubendall of Sac City, and Vernon Rubendall of Sac City; his sisters: Linda (Joe) Passow of Duncombe, IA, Loreli (Jim) Anderson of Fulshear, TX, Loretta Mallett of Cape Canaveral, FL, and Tricia Olsson of Rockledge, FL; He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

     Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Betty Rubendall, and brother Loren Rubendall.

     In lieu of plants/flowers, please direct any memorials to the Lonnie Rubendall family as they will be applied to Sac County Fairgrounds improvements in Lonnie’s name.

     

 

 

 

SERVICES

Celebration of Life
2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday
December 22, 2019
V.F.W. Hall
Sac City, IA

Condolences

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 10:46 AM
“My deepest heartfelt sympathies to my cousin Lonnie’s family. Lonnie always made me smile, even when he was teasing me. 😘”
- Peggy Gibson
Monday, December 30, 2019 at 10:13 AM
“So very sorry to hear about Lonnie's death.”
- Kenneth Rubendall
Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:21 AM
“So very sorry to hear about your loss.”
- Kenneth Rubendall
Monday, December 16, 2019 at 12:15 PM
“Loren showed me how to feed a Mom and her baby calf to no avail. I dumped the wheel barrow and was laughing so hard I initiated my first pair of bid! The bushes hid nothing! RIP Lonnie it is a great pleasure to have known you!”
- Molly McCullough Jorgensen
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1:29 PM
“Rest In Peace Lonnie. I will cherish my memories of you.”
- Molly Korgensen
Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10:13 PM
“To Lonnie's family i send my prayers, i will miss shootin crap with him as he was one of my favorite customers at Bomgaars.”
- Lisa Zimmerman
Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 5:34 PM
“Deepest Sympathies to Lonnie's family ”
- Marlin and Bonnie Henson
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:37 PM
“So very to hear about Lonnie’s passing. Our sympathies to all the family.”
- Darrell & Linda Henson
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:17 PM
“Sorry fo your loss, thoughts and prayers to the family.”
- Tug Just
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:29 AM
“I am so sorry to hear of Lonnie's passing . My sympathy and prayers to the family . ”
- Janet Niles
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:29 AM
“So sorry for your loss.
Prayers ”
- Gary Murley
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:29 AM
“RIP Uncle Lonnie, I'm glad the pain is gone, but you will be missed”
- Curtis Rubendall
Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:06 PM
“So sorry to hear, your family is in our prayers”
- Robert Strief
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