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Doris Anna Ruoff

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Doris Anna Ruoff

Memphis, TN

Wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away 9/1/2017 in Memphis, TN. at the age of 86 from leukemia. Born in Philadelphia, PA. to William and Alice Lewis on 2/21/1931. Graduated from Kensington High School in Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in Philly where she met her one true love Bill who almost wasn't. She turned him down for a date three times. The first three times were for dinner and dancing. On the fourth and final date request she accepted. They went to Camden, NJ. to see a wrestling match. They dated for several years and married on 3/31/1951. They celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this year. Moved to Memphis, TN. in April 1967 and slowly fell in love with the area.

She leaves behind: a loving husband William (Bill), 4 children- Bruce Ruoff and wife Yoko of Bartlett, TN., Dale June of Cordova, TN., Donna Wiemar and Husband David of Bartlett, TN., Bryan Ruoff and wife Lisa of Lakeland, TN. She has 7 grandchildren: Jennifer Cox, Charles Wiemar, William Ruoff, Matthew June, Laura Wiemar, Ben June, Erica Ruoff. 3 great-grandchildren- Abigail, Raegan, and Charlotte.

Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens is in charge of funeral.

3700 North Germantown Parkway

Bartlett, TN 38133

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 3, 2017
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