Robert “Bob” Joseph Ruzek, 69, Roswell, N.M.
Obituaries · January 18, 2013

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at West Alameda Church of Christ for Robert “Bob” Joseph Ruzek, 69, of Roswell, N.M., who passed away on Jan. 8, 2013.

Harry Tackett of West Alameda Church of Christ officiated with interment following at South Park Cemetery.

Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

Robert was born on June 27, 1943, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Francis and Virginia Ruzek. They preceded him in death.

Robert married Becky on Sept. 1, 1966, in Yuma, Ariz. She survives him at the family home.

Robert was a retired Chaves County Detention Officer. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. Robert was a Little League umpire and coach for the Stiles Field Baseball League.

Robert is also survived by a son, Ronnie Ruzek of Scott Air Force Base, Ill.; twin brother Wayne Ruzek of Roswell; sisters, Jean Goetz and husband Don of Tipton, Iowa, Joan Pribyl and husband Tom of Cedar Rapids; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Condolences can be made online at

Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

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