Ruben Carreno, 87, passed away on Thursday August 2, 2018.  Ruben was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 11, 1930, the son of the late Jesus and Angeline (nee: Rodrigues) Carreno.

He graduated from William Horlick High School “Class of 1948”. Following graduation, Ruben proudly served in the United States Marines.  Ruben was the produce manager at Piggly Wiggly for 28 years and president of the union for 25 years.

Ruben will be missed by his wife, Rosa Carreno; children, Liz Carreno, Gregorio (Colleen) Carreno, Steven (Bonnie) Carreno; grandsons, Aaron and Seth; brother, Abel Carreno; stepchildren, Oscar Garcia, Lucia (Eric) Lemke; stepchildren, Samantha and Erica Lemke, and Stephanie Garcia; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Private family funeral services and interment with Full Military Honors will be held at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME