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Ruben H. Mars Jr.

August 7, 1926 June 10, 2018
Ruben H. Mars Jr.
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Ruben H. Mars Jr.

Age 91 of Vernon passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Pleasantview.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at Yerian Cemetery on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11am with Pastor Norman Beckwith officiating.

Ruben was born August 7, 1926 in Terra Haut, Indiana; the son of Ruben Sr. and Ruth (Ellinger) Mars.

He graduated from Swartz Creek High School and earned his Varsity Letter in Football. Ruben proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II.

Ruben was a member of the Corunna VFW.

He married Sharley Rose Parks at Duffield UMC on December 2, 1961; she predeceased him on January 27, 2016.

Ruben spent his years as a dairy farmer. He had a love for gardening, playing cribbage, Tiger Baseball, and College Football--especially Big Ten. He enjoyed attending all of his grandkids activities. He loved long drives in the country looking at crops and animals, and he enjoyed golf cart rides on the family farm. Above all, Ruben loved spending time with his kids (Buddy, Pam and Rusty).

Ruben is survived by his children Ruben H. "Buddy" (Kim) Mars III, Pamela Norris and Russell "Rusty" (Alicia) Mars; grandchildren Jacob, Nicholas and Christopher; sister Virginia (Lee) MacGillivray; brother Jerry (Carolyn) Mars; sister-in-law Corrine Mars; several nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife, Sharley Rose; his parents and his brother, George.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Vernon United Methodist Church.

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