Ruth A. Ruff

July 21, 1914 - April 5, 2008

Ruth A. Ruff (nee Jones), 93, of Delafield, passed away April 5, 2008, at LindenGrove in Waukesha. Ruth was born July 21, 1914, the daughter of Edward and Ethel Jones.

Ruth worked for many years at Waukesha City Hall before moving to Delafield and working with her husband at Ray Ruff Realty. She was a longtime member of the Delafield Presbyterian Church. A special thank you to the caring and compassionate staff at LindenGrove in Waukesha.

Ruth is survived by her son, Michael (Karen); granddaughters, Susan (Brian) Durst and Jessica Ruff; sister, Maxine Schumacher; and great-grandchildren, Maddox and Josstyn Durst.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; brothers, Guerdon, Keith and Casey Jones; and sister, Lois Stark.

A private funeral service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Delafield Presbyterian Church or the Alzheimer’s Foundation are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 786-8030, or for an online obituary and condolences, visit