Jane E. (Pentenburg) Ruen Falk

08/20/1937 - 02/08/2024


Obituary For Jane E. (Pentenburg) Ruen Falk

Jane E. (Pentenburg) Ruen Falk,86, passed away at 3:39 AM on February 8, 2024 at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born on August 20, 1937 in Lima, OH, to John J. and Willa Mae (Floyd) Pentenburg, who preceded her in death. On July 25, 1959, she married Firman W. Ruen who preceded her in death on May 27, 1988. On February 5, 1994, she married Robert V. Falk who preceded her in death on May 26, 2017.

Jane graduated from St. Rose High School in 1955. She had worked as a loan processor at Huntington National Bank for over 27 years and retired in 2003. She was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, where she was active in the Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and volunteered at the Women's Health Center. She and her husband, Robert, were active in volunteering with Meals On Wheels.

She is survived by her sons: Joseph A. Ruen of Lima, James R. Ruen of Lima and David W. (Melissa) Ruen of Delaware, OH; her daughters, Christine A. (Ed) Gonzales of Lima, Kelly M. (Tom) Hasting of Canton, OH; her step-children William (Carol) Falk and family, Mary Therese (Jack) Hutchinson and family, Christopher (Judy) Falk and family, and Peter (Sue) Falk and family; her grandchildren Anthony (Heather) Gonzales, Steven Gonzales, Jenna (Tanner) Gonzales Foley, Nicholas (Alexis) Hart, Morgan Ruen, Melissa (Coty Torreance) Hasting, Jacob (Beverly) Hasting, Zachary Ruen, Emily Ruen, Molly Ruen; her great-grandchildren Alayna Gonzales, Neviah Gonzales, Addy Hershberger, Amelia Gonzales, Henry Hart, Jack Hart, Kinley Torreance, one on the way (CJ Torreance) and Raelynn Hasting; sisters-in-law Joann Ruen of Columbus Grove and Marilyn (Larry) Kirtland of Lima; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her brothers John (Julia) Pentenburg, Louis (Dorothy) Pentenburg, George (Fran) Pentenburg, Tom (Mary) Pentenburg, Dan Pentenburg: her sisters Mary (Carl) Bowman, Louise Pentenburg, Frances (Gerald) Rhine and Catherine (Orville) Weber; her sisters-in-law Charlene Ruen, Norma (Neil) Finn and Joan (Virgil) Recker; brothers-in-law Joseph Ruen, Charles Ruen and infant Orville Ruen.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 8:00 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at St. Gerard Catholic Church, 240 W. Robb Ave., Lima.

Fr. Mike Sergi will officiate the Mass.

Interment will be in Gethsemani Cemetery immediately following the Mass.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gerard Church or The Lima Memorial Hospital Foundation.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at The Springs of Lima and the staff at Lima Memorial Hospital.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


14 Feb


02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, OH 45805 Get Directions »
14 Feb


06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, OH 45805 Get Directions »
14 Feb

Vigil Service

08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, OH 45805 Get Directions »
15 Feb

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM

St. Gerard Catholic Church 240 W. Robb Ave. Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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  • 02/15/2024

    My condolences to Miss Janes Family. She was such a sweet lady and I enjoyed talking to her everyday. - Christina (housekeeper) The Springs of Lima

  • 02/10/2024

    Dave and Melissa and family, Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Continued courage and strength in the days ahead remembering all the good in Jane's life. Mike and Lora Neeper and family.

  • 02/10/2024

    Sympathy to Jane's family. She was a great lady and a dedicated employee. Gene & Bobbi Patrick Fort Myers, Fl

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