Earl O. Ruez, 88, of Ruma, passed away at 8:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 and from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Red Bud. The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Pechacek Funeral Homes with Rev. Randy Fischer officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Red Bud.