Eugene W. "Army" Armbruster, 90, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away Saturday April 18, 2020 in Rising Sun, Indiana.
He was born July 29, 1929 in Lawrenceburg, IN, son of the late Henry Armbruster and Clara (Owens) Armbruster.
He served his country as a member of the United States Navy. Army worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for I & M, retiring after over 43 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Aurora American Legion, Lawrenceburg and Aurora Eagles. His faith was very important to him. Army served as a councilman in Lawrenceburg, was a volunteer for Fire Company #2 in Lawrenceburg, as well as, an EMT. Army enjoyed fishing and a beer, and he was a hard worker. He loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed.
Army is survived by his loving spouse of over 70 years Patricia (Doerr), Armbruster of Rising Sun, IN, children, Richard (Linda) Armbruster of Cumming, GA, John (Lisa) Armbruster of Rising Sun, IN, Diana Armbruster (Tony Richey) of Plainfield, IN, Robert (Bonita) Armbruster of Lawrenceburg, IN; sisters, Patricia (late Jerry) Schonegg of Indianapolis, IN, Mary (late John) House of Aurora, IN; grandchildren, Kimberly Allen, Adam Chadwick, Tonya Russell, Samantha Faulds, Andrew Armbruster, Jaclyn Armbruster, Aleigha Lane, Tricia Armbruster, Amanda Armbruster, Joshua Johnson; great-grandchildren, Chaelynn Hambree, Christopher Chadwick, Conner Chadwick, Cole Graves, Dominic Panther, Urijah Faulds, Samuel Faulds, Charleigh Faulds, Colton Armbruster, Sawyer Lane, Gracyn Rollins, Jayden Armbruster, Luke Johnson and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Armbruster, sister, Doris Fette, and great grandson, Mason Russell.
Private graveside services will be held at River View Cemetery with Father Ben Syberg Officiating.
Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.
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