Albert Zaruba The Orange Leader Mon Jul 11, 2011, 03:41 PM CDT San Antonio, TX - Albert Zaruba, 76, of San Antonio passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at St.Message 1 of 1 , Apr 24View Source
The Orange Leader Mon Jul 11, 2011, 03:41 PM CDT
San Antonio, TX - Albert Zaruba, 76, of San Antonio passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, TX.
Born in Dayton, TX on December 17, 1934 to parents Frank "Lucky" Zaruba and Mary Silhavey Zaruba. Al served honorably in the Air Force from 1953-1957 in various locations as a radio operator. He lived in Orange, TX, and operated Al's Grocery from 1966 to 1984. He has also resided in Dayton, Liberty, Batson, Crystal Beach, TX , and Littleton, CO. He had a keen sense of humor and never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his father Frank and mother Mary, and sister Rosemary Carouthers.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Martha Jane Zaruba of San Antonio, TX; sons Stephen Zaruba and wife Gail of Katy, TX and Robin Zaruba and wife Danielle of Kingwood, TX; stepsons Mike Hammond and wife Becky of Katy, TX and Bruce Hammond and wife Karen of San Antonio, TX; stepdaughter Rhonda Shelton King and husband Barry of San Antonio, TX; brothers Frank "Bo" Zaruba, Jr. and Johnny Zaruba; 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at Community Church in Orange, TX on Wednesday, July 13 at 3pm with visitation at 2pm.