Ruben James Zapzalka, 72, Forest Lake, died Monday, April 22, 2013.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, April 27 at the Church of Saint Peter, Forest Lake. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Forest Lake.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Candy; children, Holly (Mike) Rollefson, Todd (Denise) Zapzalka, Heidi (Cory) Busse; grandchildren, Mitchell, Claire, Alexis, Peyton, Makenna, Aidan, Amelia; sister, Joan; brothers, Jimmy and Arnie; the many members of the Steele family who considered him brother, father and friend.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alma, and his father, William.
Memorials may be sent in care of Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 Centennial Dr. SW, Forest Lake, MN, 55025.