PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: May 21, 1948

Date of Death: January 19, 2023

Arlene Ruble was born on May 21, 1948, in Phoenix, AZ, to Hank and Shirley Johnson. She passed away on January 19, 2023, in Peoria, AZ, surrounded by her loving family. Her early years were spent on a west side dairy farm of which she always had fond memories. In 1966, she met Larry(Bud) when he became the family's paperboy. They were married for 51 years until his passing in 2020. Arlene was always working, whether she was keeping an immaculate house, raising her kids, or at Sevilla Elementary School, where she began as a volunteer and worked her way up to be the principal's secretary. Arlene was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. Her heart belonged to her family always and she would do anything for them. Arlene is predeceased by her parents, her husband, and her brother Donnie. She is survived by her sister Lynette, children Matt(Kim), Beth(Samuel), Jonathan(fiancé Vanessa), and grandchildren Victor, Lucia, Violet, and Quintin Alexander.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life for Arlene and Bud will be held at the Rubles' home, 1513 W. Flower Cir N, in Phoenix, on February Eleventh. It will be open house style, beginning at 3 o'clock with a short program at four o'clock and a full meal. Flowers and condolences can be sent to the above address.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Alhambra Foundation for the Future (