Born: September 10, 1930
Location: Allouez, Michigan
Rueben Bammert Jr. was born on September 10, 1930 in Allouez, Michigan. He fought in the army and was chosen to go to the Marines. He had two wives who proceeded in death. Rueben had to raise his children without a wife. Rueben worked in the Ford Mower Company. He was the oldest boy of ten children. Hockey and baseball were some of his favorite sports to watch. Rueben lived in Detroit and came up to his hometown to go deer hunting. He was always smiling, telling jokes, and he was a good brother and son. Rueben died on May 29, 2002.
Contributed by: Briana Foreman, South Range Elementary