The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

May 17, 2014

John 'Jack' Allen Rubel

The Clinton Herald

---- — MAQUOKETA — John ‘Jack’ Allen Rubel, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, Iowa.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 19th, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. Friends and family may call from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 18th, at Lahey Funeral Home in Maquoketa and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church on Monday. Burial will be at Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springbrook with Military honors.

John is survived by his wife; six children: Christy (Rick) Helmle of Bellevue, William (Heidi) Rubel of Kingston, GA, John P. (Tracey) Rubel of Bellevue, Tom (Annette) Rubel of Reynolds, Ohio, Donald (Angie) Rubel of Bellevue, and Cindy (Daryl) Dell’Anno of Johnston, IA, thirteen grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, a brother, Gary Rubel of Maquoketa, and sisters: Shirley Laffey of Runnells, Iowa and Lorna Rubel of Preston, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandson, Travis Pataska and three brothers-in-law.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Jackson County.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Death date: May 14, 2014