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Ruby Joan (Hacker) Grubb, 78, Bloomington

Ruby Joan (Hacker) Grubb, 78, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Feb. 22, 1935, in Monroe County, she was daughter of William Earl and Violet Velma (Peters) Hacker.

Joan was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bloomington and was affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bedford.

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Joan enjoyed volunteering at her church’s elementary school and at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Kenneth Dale “Kenny” Grubb of Bloomington; a daughter, Tamara McMillan (David) of Bloomington; a son, Aaron Grubb (Robin) of Nineveh; grandchildren, Emily Reuter (James) of Spencer, Alison Ballman (Zoul), Zachary Hays, Joshua Grubb and Amber Richards, all of Bloomington, Cassie Meadows of Trafalgar, Brianna Snyder of Nashville and David McMillan Jr. of Greenwood; great-grandchildren, Maddox, Trayton, Reina, Katarina and Izabella Reuter; two sisters, Lillian Scales of Bloomington and Esther Grubb (Walter) of Stinesville; a brother, Chester Hacker (Joyce) of Bloomfield; other family members, Dan and Lisa Hays, Mike and Lorrie Huffman and their families; many nieces and nephews; and her dog, Princess.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Hacker; an infant sister, Eva Hacker; and a brother-in-law, Hugh Scales.

A funeral service was conducted Nov. 5 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, Bloomington, with Michael Huffman officiating. Visitation was Nov. 4 and before the service Nov. 5 at the funeral chapel. Burial took place at Payne Cemetery in Bloomington.

Online condolences can be made to the family at pdcfuneralchapel.com.

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  • December 20
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  • December 20
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  • December 20
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  • December 27
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    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
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