Age 73, of Parma, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. He was born in Jackson to Max and Helen (Walters) Rubert who preceded him in death. Skip is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Nancy L. Iseler; three sons, Rusty (Carol) of Phoenix, AZ, Todd (Teresa) of Michigan Center and Matthew (Karen) of Jackson; daughter, Lindsay (J.T.) Shaw of Parma; step-son, Jeff Iseler of Tampa, FL; eleven grandchildren, Andrew, Marc (Coral), Tanner, Christian, Sierra, Seth, Shane, Noah, Nathan, Nicolas and Zachary; great-granddaughter, Paisleigh; mother of his children, Sandy Rubert; four sisters, Sally Burden, Sue (Dick) Dodge, Sherry (Danny) Dodge and Mary (Rick) Larson; sisters-in-law, Carol (Marv) Woodke and Kim (Charlie) Wood; brothers-in-law, Brian (Denise) Iseler, Milton (Linda) Iseler, and Randy Iseler; many nieces and nephews. He was a 1963 graduate of Jackson High School and went on to earn his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education at Eastern Michigan University. Skip taught Industrial Arts at Napoleon Community Schools, finishing his career there as Junior High School Principal. He spent most of his career as the owner and operator of Precision Instrument Service on Pearl Street in Jackson. Skip had a variety of other jobs to keep him busy through the years; for a time, he was a volunteer with the Napoleon Township Fire Department, was Past President of the Michigan Center School Board, a licensed realtor and member of the Napoleon Masonic Lodge #301. Skip was an avid wood carver and RVer; he and Nancy enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida and Arizona. One of his greatest joys was attending his grandchildren’s activities and sporting events. He has been attending the Jackson Y Center for years and could be found regularly catching up with friends around a breakfast, lunch or dinner table. Skip was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and active with the Food Pantry. Visitation will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm and at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1505 W. Michigan Avenue, Jackson, MI 49202, on Saturday, September 15, 2018, beginning at 2:00 pm until the Memorial Service to Honor Skip’s life at 3:00 pm, with Pastor David Eidson officiating. For those who wish, contributions in Skip’s memory to the Immanuel Lutheran Church (Pantry on memo) would be appreciated.
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Immanuel Lutheran Church (Food Pantry)
1505 West Michigan Avenue, Jackson MI 49202
Please make checks to Immanuel Lutheran Church and write Pantry on memo line.