Donald Martin Ruthenberg, age 91 of Winfield, TN, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, at the Huntsville Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center in Huntsville, TN. Born October 29, 1930 in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late Clarence and Louise Elizabeth Rosier Ruthenberg. Donald was a Veteran of the United States Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter: Lisa Ruthenberg Brown; brothers: Robert Likner, Clarence Ruthenberg, Roy Ruthenberg, and George Ruthenberg.
Donald is survived by his wife of 67 years, Tinah Laxton Ruthenberg; Suzanne Brewington and husband Randy; son-in-law: David Brown; grandchildren: Adriane-Nicole Sullivan, David Shane Brown, April Faith Brown; great grandchildren: David Dylan Bell, Caleb James Bell, Matthew Tanner Brown, Gracie Shane Brown, James Warren Sullivan, Harlie Nicole Sullivan, Lucas Chase Sullivan, Lilly Mae Brown, Lylah Gale Brown; great, great grandchild: Isabella Imani Stooksbury; step-grandsons: Randy Brewington, Jr., Daniel Brewington, Matthew Brewington, and Trey Murphy; two special little sisters: Inez Troxel and husband Jack, and Barbara Woods; many nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
Friends may visit with the Ruthenberg family on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with President Crosby officiating.
Committal service will follow in the Laxton Cemetery with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren and nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Randy Brewington, Sr., Jack Troxel, and Jerry Ferguson.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Donald Martin Ruthenberg.
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