2009-11-28 / Obituaries

Kathryn E. Ruff

Kathryn E. Ruff, age 90, of West Rushville, entered into the Arms of her Savior, Thursday, November 19, 2009, at her home.

She was born in Thornville, on February 17, 1919, to Harry and Iva (Lynn) Boring. She was a 1935 graduate of Rushville Union, a life member of Grace Lutheran Church, Colfax, Lioness Club, Farm Bureau Council # 16, West Rushville Village Council, Rushville Sr. Citizens Club and she worked as a travel counselor for AAA until she retired.

Kathryn is survived by her children, David Ruff of Rushville, Shirley Ruff of West Rushville, Dennis (Judy) Ruff of Malta, James (Teresa) Ruff of Bremen and Gary Ruff of West Rushville; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; step-sister, Lois Fickle of Newark; and nieces, Joyce Rose of Lancaster and June Rienschield of Bremen.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Iva Boring; husband of 56 years, Lloyd Ruff in 1996; brothers, Harold and George Boring; and sister, Carol.

Funeral service was held on November 23, 2009, with Reverend Aaron Layne and Reverend David Bugh officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to: Drumms Lutheran Church Cemetery Assoc, 8995 Drumms Bottom Road NE, Thornville, Ohio 43076, or Richland Township FirefightersAssoc., P O Box 130, Rushville, Ohio 43150

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