Erik Anthony Ruhlin
Arlington - September 2, 1942-November 8, 2019
Erik died unexpectedly at home after a brief illness. He was the son of Earle O Ruhlin and Eleanor Paine Ruhlin.
He is survived by his sister, Gail Ruhlin Zuck; his niece, Stephania Zendzian Pistillo; his nephew, Alexander Ruhlin Zendzian and his wife, Kristen Greco; and two great-nephews.
The family will have a private memorial gathering in June 2020.


RUHLIN, Erik A., ???, Nov. 8, 2019.
Published on November 15, 2019

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Wendy James
Jan 02, 2020
Erik was a friend of Michael and me for well over 40 years. We were at each other’s weddings and never missed Christmas gifts or birthday cards. I am heartbroken. I hope that someone can let us know about a memorial service.
Michael Ruhlin
Dec 08, 2019
I just found out and can’t believe that he is gone. I just connected with him a few years ago and we kept in touch through email and got together a few times when I visited DC or when he came up to Green Lake. Thought that we would have more time to get to know each other better when he offered me his advise on restoring a 1965 Mustang that I have. He and I also spoke often about his father “Capt. Earl O. Ruhlin” who is still MIA in Korea. I will miss him!
David Lobley
Nov 17, 2019
Gail, I am so sorry to hear of Erik's passing. I have good memories of him when we were kids back in the 50's in an America of a much different time. May he rest in peace.