David L. Rubringer

April 22, 1941 – July 10, 2010

David L. Rubringer of Waukesha was called home to the lord Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the age of 69.

He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Elaine (nee Barfknecht); loving father of Michael (Mary Beth) Rubringer, Susan (John) Ader and Steven (Sherri) Rubringer; proud grandpa of Hannah, Olivia, Gracie, Nathan David, Morgan, Myles, Macie and a granddaughter on the way; and dear brother of Joan (Jack) Heckel. He is also lovingly remembered by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Ruth.

Dave was proud of his membership in AA and his 25 years of sobriety. For 22 years, Dave worked as an account executive for Associated Bank’s Insurance Division, Wisconsin Insurance Management.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 W. North Ave., Brookfield. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Thursday, July 15, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha, followed by a cemetery service at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Memorials to Ascension Lutheran Church or The Regional Cancer Center at Waukesha Memorial Hospital are appreciated.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the doctors and staff for the loving and tender care they provided Dave.

Becker Ritter Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 782-5330 or visit online at www.BeckerRitter.com.

"Dave’s optimism, guidance, generosity and sense of humor will be sorely missed"