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Edward Walter Ruzga

Died: Friday, December 28, 2012
Age: 58
Dr. Edward Walter Ruzga, D.C., 58, Lake Geneva, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home.

He was born in Gary, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1954, the son of Vladas and Marie Nenios Ruzga. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1976. In 1986 he earned his doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. On Nov. 20, 1982, in Gary, he married the former Dalia Kiudulas. For 25 years he cared for his patients and served as a mentor for student chiropractors at Family Care Chiropractic Center in Kenosha. He had played defensive end for the Detroit Lions and served as head coach for the Lake Geneva Badgers Youth Football program for several years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Edward is survived by Dalia, his wife of 30 years; four children, Richard (Leslie) Ruzga, Schaumburg, Ill., Anthony Ruzga and Diana Ruzga, both of Madison, and Edward Ruzga, West Point, N.Y.; a granddaughter, Charlotte Ruzga; his father, Vladas Ruzga, Woodstock, Ill.; and sister, Linda (Richard) Burba Woodstock.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Marie Ruzga; a sister, Rita Riskus; and a brother, Lenny Ruzga.

Services for Edward will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at 10 a.m., in St. Pius V Roman Catholic Church in Mukwonago. Visitation in church Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorials may be sent to The Time is Now. The Derrick Funeral Home in Lake Geneva assisted the family with arrangements. To sign the online guest registry, go to www.derrickfuneralhome.com.

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