PELL LAKE, Wis. – Patricia A. Ruff, 82, of Pell Lake, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
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She was born on March 10, 1930, in Iowa, the daughter of the late Gene and Grace Mullen. On Oct. 31, 1953, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Chicago, she was united in marriage to Wilfred J. Ruff, who preceded her in death Oct. 21, 2005.
She worked for St. Paul Federal Bank for Savings for 10 years. During her life she enjoyed going with her husband to ex-Korean P.O.W. conventions. She was a member of the Fox River Valley Auxiliary P.O.W.
Patricia is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Koch and Pamela (John) Ruff; two sons, Phillip (Lisa) Ruff and Perry Ruff; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Ruff; seven grandchildren, Mike, Ryan, PJ, Marisa, Neil, Connor and Angela; and two great-grandchildren, Brittany and Kevin.
She was preceded in death by her son, Paul Ruff.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home, 113 Freeman St., Genoa City, Wis. Inurnment will be in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove, Wis.
Memorials may be made to Aurora VNA of Wisconsin Hospice, 103 N. Dodge St., Burlington, WI 53105.
For the online guest registry, visit haaselockwoodfhs.com. The Haase-Lockwood Funeral Home and Crematory of Genoa City, Wis., is assisting the family.
Published in the Northwest Herald on May 31, 2012