Elroy E. Zaruba, age 76, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 10:30 A.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, with interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Silver Lake, Minnesota.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
Elroy Edward Zaruba was born on August 4, 1947, in Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of Edward and Lorraine (Vacek) Zaruba. Elroy was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his education at Holy Family Catholic School in Silver Lake, Minnesota.
Elroy was employed as a packager at Adult Training and Habilitation Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota. He retired on August 3, 2023.
Elroy moved to REM Group Home in Hutchinson on September 28, 2009. He enjoyed going for car rides, listening to music, going out to eat, and playing catch with his friends. Elroy also enjoyed his fedoras, and watching Catholic Mass and The Golden Girls on TV. He especially cherished time spent with his family and friends.
Elroy passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson, at the age of 76 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Elroy is survived by his:
Nieces and Nephews, Lynette Fusner and her husband, David of Mount Dora, FL,
Amy Murphy and her husband, Tony of Hutchinson, MN,
Daniel Wraspir and his wife, Joy of Watkins, MN,
Scott Wraspir and his wife, Rachele of Hutchinson, MN;
Several Great Nephews;
Many Caregivers, House Mates, other relatives and friends.
Elroy is preceded in death by his Parents, Edward and Lorraine Zaruba; Sister, Nancy Wraspir and her husband, Orrin, Jr.