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Ethel Ella (Newell) Zrubek

October 21, 1945 ~ November 27, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Ethel Ella (Newell) Zrubek passed away Saturday November 27th, 2021, at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas. She was born on October 21st, 1945, to Alfred E. and Marie E. (Knipp) Newell in Hays, Kansas.

In April of 1964 she graduated from Brown Mackie School of Business in Salina, Kansas. She went on to work for the Salina City Court, the Magistrate Court, and was also employed by the Salina Police Department.

She married Larry A. Zrubek on February 24th, 1968, in Damar, Kansas.
In 1976 she partnered with husband Larry and started Zrubek Transmission Service which was later sold.

In 1996 Ethel again went to work with husband Larry and son Gary, establishing Larry’s Transmission Repair thereby building another successful family business where she worked until her passing. Ethel’s greatest love was family which is reflected in her volumes of personal dedication to the family Genealogy.

She is proceeded in death by parents Alfred E. and Maria E. (Knipp) Newell, brother Maxim E. Newell, sisters Henrietta L. (Tooker), Marlene A. Newell, and sister-in-law Patricia J. Newell   

She is survived by husband Larry A. Zrubek, sons Gary A. & wife Laurie (Jeske) Zrubek, Michael A. & Wife Becky (Lutz) Zrubek all of Salina. Grandchildren, Bradley Blair, Kylee Jeske, Ryan Zrubek, Patrick Zrubek, Joshua Zrubek, and Travis Zrubek, Michael Lutz Jr., Amanda Lutz, Mary Ellen Srack, Melissa Lutz, and several great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by brothers, LeRoy Newell of Salina, Richard Newell of Palco, sisters Wanita Hulett of Milford, Raenetta Munsterman of Atchison along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Public visitation will be held on Friday December 10th from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ryan Mortuary, Salina, Kansas, with a Rosary Service at 6 p.m.

There will be a Mass at 10 a.m. on Saturday December 11th at the Sacred Heart Cathedral with graveside services following at the Mt Calvary Catholic Cemetery Salina, Kansas.
Masks are recommended.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Catholic Church care of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, 118 N 9th St, Salina, KS 67401

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ryan Mortuary
137 N 8th St
Salina, KS 67401

Rosary Service
Friday
December 10, 2021

6:00 PM
Ryan Mortuary
137 N 8th St
Salina, KS 67401

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
December 11, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Cathredral
118 N 9th St
Salina, KS 67401

Burial
Saturday
December 11, 2021

Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2078 E Iron Ave
Salina, KS 67401

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