|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1966|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2011|
Jeanne A. Ruf, 45, of Madison and formerly of Chippewa Falls died Sunday, September 4, 2011, at University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, due to complications of cancer.
She was born February 17, 1966, in Eau Claire to Joyce A. (Taylor) and Joseph A. Ruf. She was raised in Chippewa Falls, where she attended Korger-Chestnut Grade School and graduated from Chippewa Falls High School in 1984. She then graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire as a Medical Technologist. She was then employed at Meritor Hospital-Madison for 21 years.
Jeanne's family would like to thank her special uncle, Art Taylor, for 27 wonderful years of life which he gave her with a kidney transplant. That special gift gave her the opportunity of many trips, including Disney World in Florida, where she visited her favorite Disney Character, Mickey Mouse.
Survivors include her parents; one sister, Julie (Bill) Korger of Chippewa Falls; one brother, Joel (Gloria) Ruf of Eagan, Minn.; two special nieces, Christina Korger and Nicole Ruf; and one special nephew, Kyle Ruf; and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Andrew and Wilhelmia Ruf; and maternal grandparents, Glen and Lilah Taylor.
A celebration of Jeanne's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 10, at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel with Deacon Mark Arnold officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jeanne's memory may be directed to the Lupus Foundation.
Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, Chippewa Falls, is serving the Ruf family.
Visit pedersonvolker.com to express online condolences.
Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Published 8 September 2011
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
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