Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

David L. Ruesch, 85 of Portage, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020.  He was born September 21, 1935 in Watertown, WI to Edmund J. and Hildegard (Borkenhagen) Ruesch.  David was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He worked for 32 years at US Steel in the bar mill, retiring in 1989.  After retirement David worked for Core Labs for 25 years.  He was an avid Cubs fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren.  On June 9, 1973 in Miller, IN, David married Patricia Hutchings who survives along with their children, Julie (Marvin) Parent and Bryan (Diane) Ruesch; grandchildren, Shaun, Amanda, Paige, and Hailey; great grandson, Michael; brothers, Thomas (Mary) Ruesch and Lawrence (Terry) Ruesch; many nieces and nephews; and special friends, John and Jennifer Bryan.  He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Moeller Funeral Home from 3:00-6:30 PM with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 6:30 PM. 
Please wear your favorite Cubs gear to celebrate David.   Private burial will take place at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Shriners Hospital for Children or the American Kidney Foundation.

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