Rubi K. (Eichler) Hahlen

ALLIANCE – Rubi K. (Eichler) Hahlen, 57, of Alliance, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her home.

Born on Jan. 14, 1956 in Salem, Ohio, she lived in Florida for most of her life and moved to Alliance within the last 12 years.

After graduating from Salem High School, she entered the U.S. Air Force, where she was a military police officer.

She was currently employed at Walmart of Alliance.

In her past-time, she enjoyed visiting her daughter and grandchildren in Florida and cherished her cats.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Hahlen, whom she married on Nov. 5, 2010; a daughter, Rhonda (Josh) Nelson of Crestview, Fla.; a son, Christopher “CJ” Thompson of Ft. Walton, Fla.; nine grandchildren; a brother, Richard (Patricia) Eichler of Salem; and several nieces and nephews, as well as a host of Jack’s family members.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Charles and Evelyn (Palmer) Eichler; a sister, Linda Hamilton; and a brother, Randall Eichler.

A private funeral service will be held. There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made in Rubi’s name to the choice of the donor.

Arrangements are by the Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home, 1000 S. Union Avenue, Alliance, Ohio 44601. This obituary may be viewed and condolences may be sent to the family online at


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