Arthur Rutenberg
Arthur Rutenberg
  • June 12, 1927 - March 30, 2017
  • Belleair Shores, Florida

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Rutenberg, Arthur, 89 of Belleair Shore, passed away on March 29, 2017 at Morton Plant Hospital. Born in Chicago on June 12, 1927 to Mary and Reuben Rutenberg who predeceased him. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Jane; Daughters: Sharon Rosenberg, Jan Morse, and Julie Rutenberg; Sons: Barry Rutenberg and Steven Rutenberg. Seven grandchildren: David Rutenberg, Lisa Kinsell, Jonathan Rosenberg, David Rosenberg, Emily Rosenberg, Justin Morse, and Allison Morse. And two great grandchildren; Tyler Kinsell and Allison Kinsell. A brother; Daniel Rutenberg. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He had a chemical engineering degree from Northwestern University.

Arthur came to Clearwater in 1953 and started his home building business. Rutenberg Homes was merged into U.S. Home, of which he was co-founder. He later founded Arthur Rutenberg Homes which is a franchisor of home builders. He was an avid pilot and flew airplanes into his eighties. Funeral Services are at 10:00 am on Monday, April 3, 2017. Temple B’nai Israel; 1685 South Belcher Road; Clearwater In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor’s choice.