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“I just want too say that I worked for gene and jerry from 1983 until 1995 and the things I have learned will never be lost...they made me the once...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: jim syndram - roanoke, IN

“I just want too say it was a pleasure working for him from 1983 until 1995... him and jerry gave me my first break in my young working career and the...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: jim syndram - roanoke, IN

“Your entire family is in my prayers and I know others are also praying for you and your family. Praying God will surround you with His great love...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Deb D - Fort Wayne, IN

“Gene will remember all the good times we had ice fishing and regular fishing. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: George Velpel - Auburn, IN

“My heart is breaking. Gene, I always looked forward to our time together. I will feel your loss in my life forever. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sheli Taulbee - Fort wayne, IN

“Sandy, you and Gene have been some of my favorite people since the first time we met. I am so blessed to have known Gene. I look forward to visiting...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kate Barton - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Gene, You deserved better. You were a good man and I'll always remember that you were a man of integrity.You never missed a scheduled deliver or gave...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Taylor - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sandy,I have such fond memories of you and Gene coming in to the vet clinic. All those years and all those shared stories. I can't help but smile...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Underwood - Ft Wayne, IN


9 of 9 | Posted by: Gene Ruse - IN


Gene L. Ruse, 75, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in a Fort Wayne Hospital. He was born in Wabash County Hospital on March 4, 1942, to Wayne and Kathleen (Briner) Ruse of North Manchester, IN. He graduated from Manchester High School, and International Business College in Fort Wayne. He worked for International Harvester, Phelps Dodge, Midwestern United Life in Fort Wayne and was currently co-owner and operator of Brookwood Cabinet Company in New Haven, Indiana. Gene enjoyed fishing at their lake cottage and yard work at home. He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Brooke), grandson, Scott Nicholas Ruse (his mother Kelley Ruse), brother, Don (Janie) Ruse of Sweetser, Indiana. Also surviving are two aunts, along with nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Memorial Service is 2 pm, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior, Rev. Tom Julien officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the "Gene Ruse Memorial Fund" for the education of grandson, Scott Nicholas Ruse, who is working on his doctorate degree in physical therapy. Memorials may be mailed to Brookwood Cabinet Company, 5912 Old Maumee Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803.