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Marilyn Joyce (Ball) Rubley

June 30, 1936 — May 9, 2022


Marilyn Joyce (Ball) Rubley, age 85, of Waynetown, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis. She was born in Judson, Indiana on June, 30, 1936 to the late Ronald and Martha (Alexander) Ball.

Marilyn graduated from Marshall High School in 1954. At the age of 18, she went to work at RR Donnelley, where she met her husband, Charles Rubley. They later married on February 14, 1956, he preceded her in death on December 8, 2014. She was a volunteer nurse at North Montgomery High School and was the neighborhood mother. Marilyn was a member of the Judson Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in the garden, crocheting, knitting, sewing, and playing the organ. She enjoyed visiting Wallace with Charles, where they would visit HWY 341 Café to dance. She was an avid collector of tea pots.

She is survived by son, Daryl (Sheila) Rubley of Waynetown; daughter, Cheryl Huse of Waynetown; sister, Susie (Bobby) Alexander of Stoneville N.C., four grandchildren, Rachel (Evan) Zafir, Christopher Rubley, Ashley (Josh) Posthauer, and Amy Wise; three great-grandchildren, Alex Trinkle, Jaycen Posthauer, and Hope Zafir; two brother-in-law, James Earl Rubley, Ernest Cline (Dean) Rubley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; six sisters, Lorraine Leatherman, Ethel Cullin, Betty Irelan, Loretta Hobbs, Ruth Hayes, and Helen Armstrong.

Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life at a later date. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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