Oran Rubeck

Oran Rubeck

November 4, 1920 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 101)


Oran Rubeck, 101, went to be with the Lord January 13th, 2022 at Millpond, Greencastle.  He was born in Owen County, Indiana November 4, 1920 to Albert Edward Rubeck and Nora Alice (Hunsicker) Rubeck.  He went to Jordan Village School and graduated from Cloverdale High School.  On October 1, 1940, he was united in marriage to Mary Anne Mikolaitis, she preceded him in death February 9th, 2017.

Oran was Trustee of Jackson Twp., Jackson Twp. Advisory Board, and Cloverdale School Board.  He was serving on the Board when the elementary building was built.  Oran and Mary were owners of “Rubeck Sawmill” for many years.  Oran’s father started the sawmill in 1927.  Oran would go with his father Albert into the woods and camp while they cut the trees for the mill.

Oran’s hobbies were traveling in the R.V. and camping with their camping group -many who have already passed on.  Oran loved visiting with family & friends.  Oran loved to relax while reading westerns.

Oran is survived by two sons:  Ronald Rubeck and Jerry Rubeck; one daughter Sharon (Joe) Swank; Seven Grandchildren:  Rhonda (Bobby) Tincher, Tonnie (Deborah) Rubeck, Kevin Rubeck, Scott (Carol) Swank, Elaine (Jason) Bain, Matthew (Sarah) Swank, Sabrina (Aaron) Wilson, and Franie (Greg) Arnold; 12 Great-Grandchildren:  Mickey (Crystal) Tincher, Hannah (Jim) Shrum, Trent Tincher, Wayne (Brittany) Rubeck, Daphne (Mark) Rutenberg, Alesha (Zach) Crouse, JayAnn and Aubree Youngblood, Christian Wilson, Michaela, Issak, and Madeline Bain.  Great-Great Grandchildren: June, Silas Shrum, Everly, Amelia Tincher, Lucas Siebers, Austin, Erin, Brady Rubeck, Peyton and Deborah Daniels, Asher, Tiras, and Zoey Rutenberg, Wesley and Eleanor Swank.  And baby Crouse due in April. Oran was preceded in death by his parents, spouse Mary Rubeck, Daughter-in-law Evelyn Rubeck, brothers:  Clifford, Roy, and George Rubeck.  Sisters:  Mildred Hoffa, Marie Bullerdick, and Martha Fritzinger.


A memorial service for Oran will be held Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Zion United Church of Christ in Poland, IN. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the service time of 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Tri-County Community Club.

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