Ruben David DankertFebruary 21, 1969 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 48)
Ruben David Dankert, age 48 of East Chicago, IN passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at home. He is survived by his wife, Melinda Rivera Dankert; 3 children: Jordan Dankert, Michael Rasmaussen and Marissa Dankert; step-son, Freddie Ortega, Jr.; mother, Elizabeth Valdez; step-father, Paul Dankert; 2 grandchildren: Michael, Jr. and Gabriella; silblings: late Paul Dankert, Michael Dankert, Matthew Dankert and Alexandra (Christina) Valdez; nieces and nephews; pet dog, “Bruno Dankert”. Preceded in death by his father, Ruben Gonzalez, Jr. and Step-father, O.J.
Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 2:00 to 9:00 pm on Monday, December 18, 2017. Pastor Jay Callaway will hold services at 6:00 pm Monday.
Ruben was a hard worker and very loving and compassionate man. He loved to cook, watch wrestling and was a Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers fan. Ruben rededicated his life to Christ on December 10, 2017. To share a memory or send a permanent online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com