October 26, 1917 - November 17, 2012
Edward passed away early Saturday morning after a heart attack, shortly after his 95th birthday.
He is survived by: Sylvia and Ed Klarenbach of Edmonton; grandchildren: Christopher and Tammy Klarenbach of Calgary, and Jennifer Klarenbach of Edmonton. Beverley and David Ledgerwood of Saskatoon, SK; grandchildren: Kathy Ledgerwood of Saskatoon, Kari Ledgerwood and Darcy Olsen of Banff; great- grandchildren: Kendra Olsen and Christopher Olsen of Banff. Emery and Karen Ruff of Rainy River, ON; grandchildren: Amy Ruff and Robert Sinding, Robin and Jacques D'Astous of Langford, BC, and Jon and Sasha Ruff of Brisbane, Australia; great-grandchildren: Abigail Sinding Ruff of Rainy River, ON, Gabrielle and Arlo D'Astous of Langford, BC; as well as many nieces and nephews will all miss Uncle Eddie.
Edward was predeceased by his parents, Eduard (1962) and Helen (nee Gittel) (1939); his wife, Leonora Louise (nee Beck) (1983); siblings: Rose Flaig, John Ruff, Joe (Jacob) Ruff, Fred Ruff, Albert Ruff, Louise Leple, William Ruff and Helen Miller.
Memorial Service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9654 - 74 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, AB, on Wednesday, November 21st at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Cliff Haberstock officiating. Interment will follow on Thursday, November 22nd in Medicine Hat.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or Concordia University College of Alberta.