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Rubis Plourde dies at age 53

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Rubis Plourde, 53, wife of Bill Theis, formerly of Bathurst, N.B., Canada passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014, in her sleep at home in Chesterton, IN.

Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of Eldege and Elvina Plourde, of Bathurst, N.B., Canada.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Theis of Chesterton, father, Eldege Plourde of Bathurst, siblings Jeannette (Rene) Frenette and Pierre (Louise Ouellette) Plourde, both of Bathurst, step-daughter, Kim (Roger) Spurgeon and grandchildren, India and Zain of Toledo, Ohio, niece, Rachelle and nephews Patrick, Kent and Keith, all of Bathurst.

Rubis was preceded in death by her mother Elvina earlier this year.

Rubis worked as Reference Manager at Westchester Public Library in Chesterton, IN.

Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory a private family ceremony will take place in Canada. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to “The Friends of the Westchester Library” of Chesterton, IN, in memory of Rubis.


Posted 9/16/2014