Dolores J. Ruckman

  • Born: May 16, 1932
  • Died: July 15, 2019
  • Location: Harlan, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dolores J. Ruckman, 87 passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born May 16, 1932 in Antwerp, Ohio to the late Harold J. and Dorothy M. Powell. She was the 1950 class valedictorian of Harlan High School. Dolores was an Avon representative for 10 years. She was a member of Harlan United Methodist Church and she was the church treasurer for 10 years and a caregiver. Dolores loved singing in the church choir, listening to good music, sewing, knitting, gardening, tending her flowers, making Christmas ornaments, baking cookies, preparing food and helping others. Dolores is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Neil A Ruckman of Harlan, IN; sons Kerry (Tammy) Ruckman of Grabill, IN; Kevin (Nanette) Ruckman of Auburn, IN; Jeffrey (Linda) Ruckman of Butler, IN; daughters Colby J. Lothamer of St. Joe, IN; Meri K (Derek) Brown of Harlan, IN; brother Tommy Powell, of Spencerville, IN; 19 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren. Services will be 5:00 pm Friday, July 19, 2019 at Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 State Road 37 Harlan, Indiana with calling from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Arrangements by D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne, Indiana, with a private burial in Scipio Cemetery, Harlan, Indiana. Preferred memorials may be made to the Harlan United Methodist Church. To sign the online guestbook go to