Shirley Ruff

Shirley Ruff

LANCASTER: Shirley Ruff, 65, of Lancaster passed away on January 14, 2013 at her residence. She was born on April 30, 1947 in Lancaster to the late Lloyd and Kathryn (Boring) Ruff. Shirley retired from AAA and was a member of the Fairfield Union Alumni Association. She was also a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster as well as Women of Grace.

She is survived by her four brothers: David Ruff of Rushville, Dennis (Judy) Ruff of Malta, James (Teresa) Ruff of Bremen, and Gary Ruff of West Rushville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service, celebrating Shirley's life, will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. in the Grace Lutheran Evangelical Church, 5575 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road, Lancaster with Rev. Karen Martin Kepner officiating. Burial will follow at the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Ruff Family.


Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Jan. 23, 2013