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Glen C. Rubenbauer

April 14, 2017
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Glen C. Rubenbauer, fondly known by many as "Rube", passed from this life on the morning of Wednesday, April 12th, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Fred Berry of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Dillon officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery of Dillon. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. For condolences please visit or phone 641-844-1234.

Glen was born on February 4th, 1931, at the St. Thomas Hospital in Marshalltown to Lloyd and Helen (Kellogg) Rubenbauer. He graduated from the Albion High School in 1948 and attended the Marshalltown Junior College. He also served our country honorably in the United States Army National Guard.

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Glen C. Rubenbauer

Mr. Rubenbauer was married to Beverly Speas, and to their marriage two children were born, Lisa and David. Later he married Sharon Buchwald who brought her son Scott in to the family. On February 3rd, 1984, he married the love of his life, Marlene Cory, in Las Vegas. Into their marriage, she brought her children Rodney and Michelle. They made their home in LeGrand and later Marshalltown.

Rube lived life to the fullest and with no regrets. He followed a dream of opening the first "grill-your-own" steakhouse, "Rube's" in Montour, Iowa, now known nationwide. Glen owned and operated Timber Lane Resort in Walker, Minnesota for a number of years. He enjoyed playing golf, baseball, fishing and hunting, and was a member of the Elmwood and Tama Country Clubs.

Left to celebrate this remarkable life are Marlene, his loving wife of 33 years; children: Lisa Rubenbauer of Prescott, AZ, Scott (Karen) Meeks of Altoona, Rodney (Angie) Cory of Wylie, TX, and Michelle Cory of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Ryan and Amanda Meeks, Ashley (Derriss) Peska of Cedar Rapids, Jessica (Matt) Brown of Riley, TX, and Brady Cory of Wylee, TX; great-grandchildren, Adelyn and Jaxon Brown, Cambri Peska; sister, Betty Rosedale of Marshalltown, and brother, Richard Rubenbauer of Marshalltown.

In death Glen rejoins his parents, Lloyd and Helen; son David; brother Dale; sisters-in-law, Vera Rubenbauer and Mary Lou Rubenbauer; and brother-law, Truman Rosedale.



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