Arnold J Ruelle

March 14, 1936 ~ May 5, 2021 (age 85)


Arnold J. Ruelle, 85 of Niles passed away in Hanson Hospice House on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Arnold was born on March14, 1936 in Two Rivers, WI to the late Emmanuel and Marie (Laurent) Ruelle.

On July 11, 1964 in Battle Creek, MI he married the former Judith Ann Schultz.

Arnold is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Judith and his sisters, Elain Kruszka and Marion Ahearn.

Arnold is survived by his children; Scott (Michael) Ruelle of Buchanan, Robyn (Brian) Singleton of West Chester, OH and Michael (Julie) Ruelle of Niles, grandchildren; Jordan(Bailey Tinkham) Ruelle and Jacob (Addison Davies) Ruelle, Zachery Singleton, Riley and Jensen Ruelle and a great grandchild, Harper Ruelle.  He is also survived by his brother Ron Ruelle.

Arnold honorably served in the Army at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Ft. Holabird.  He was honorably discharged in 1965. After serving in the military, he went to college and received his Bachelor of Business degree.  Arnold was an Accountant for Clark Equipment for many years.

He was a member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Niles. Arnold enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers and was a long time fan and season ticket holder of Notre Dame Hockey.  He spent time in the Upper Peninsula where he had a cabin.  Most of all, Arnold had a love for his family.  He cherished the time he was able to be with his children and grandchildren. 

In keeping with Arnold’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services 615 E. Main St. Niles.

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