Pharos-Tribune

Obituaries

November 15, 2012

Rosemary Ruff Weaver

STAR CITY — Rosemary Ruff Weaver, 86, Star City, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac.  

Born Aug. 3, 1926, in Star City, she was the daughter of Harold F. Sr. and Gertrude Regina Shulz Ruff. Rosemary married Albert James Weaver on June 18, 1947, in Pulaski. Albert died April 21, 2008.

Rosemary was a member of the St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, Christian Mothers and Ladies of Charity. Rosemary was a devout Catholic who loved saying the rosary.

Rosemary was a farm wife. She enjoyed working in her garden, especially raising her flowers. Rosemary enjoyed spending time with her family and loved to cook for them. She enjoyed Bingo and Bunco games and ice cream.

Rosemary has two “sponsor children” in Africa that she enjoyed helping and writing to.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie (Clem) Budd, Winamac; son and daughter-in-law, Michael (Melissa) Weaver, Star City; grandchildren, Michelle Boyce, Eric Denham, Thomas (Colleen) Denham, Zachery Denham, Chad Weaver, Marissa Weaver, Korin (David) Rogers, Sarah Goodrich, Ann (Adam) Baer, Dakota Tiede, Rachael (Josh) Jorgensen, and Ryan (Steph) Budd; great-grandchild, Alex Grostefon, Caedyn Weaver, Sydney Denham, and Aiden Sturgeon; great-great-grandchild, Kya Grostefon; sisters, Joan G. Rater, Winamac, and Nancy M. Ruff, Star City; brothers, Harold “Bud” (Lois) Ruff, and Otto J. (Donna) Ruff, all of Star City; and son-in-law, Tom Denham, Winamac.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert James Weaver; parents; daughters, Connie Sue Denham and Kathy Weaver; son, Albert Lee Weaver; and sister, Margery Ann Penn.

A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Winamac, with the Rev. Martin Sandhage officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Winamac.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Frain Mortuary, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. It will be immediately followed by a Christian Mothers Service and a Scriptural Wake Service.

Memorial contributions may be given to Pulaski Health Care Center Activities Fund, Pulaski Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and Helping Hands Fund at Eastern Pulaski Schools.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • OBT-PT041814 Leaetta.jpg Leaetta J. Douglas Leaetta J. Douglas, 78, Royal Center, passed away unexpectedly at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Logansport Memorial Hospital. Born on June 12, 1935, in Cass County, she was the daughter of the late Emerson and Geneva (Schreckenghaust) Verno

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lloyd Howard Miller FLORA -- Lloyd Howard Miller, 98, Flora, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Sterling House, Kokomo. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until his funeral at 1 p.m. Monday at Flora United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Larry DeVos offic

    April 18, 2014

  • Kara C. Brown Kara C. Brown, 51, Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at her home. A gathering of friends and family will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Roches

    April 18, 2014

  • OBT-PT041814 Artrip Brian.jpg Brian G. Artrip KOKOMO -- Brian G. Artrip, 42, Kokomo and Lebanon, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at his home in Lebanon. He was born May 30, 1971, in Logansport. He was adopted by Larry E. and Shirley A. (Nolte) Artrip. Brian was attend

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donnabelle Sieber DELPHI -- Donnabelle Sieber, 101, Delphi, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Tri Kappa service on Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, with the funeral service to

    April 18, 2014

  • OBT-PT041714 Zellers.jpg Linda L. Zellers WARSAW -- Linda L. Zellers, 73, Warsaw, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw after a long-term battle with cancer. On May 27, 1940, she was born in Logansport, to John H. and Helen K. (Lowe) Watts

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Sue Kripisch WINAMAC -- Karen Sue Kripisch, 57, Winamac, formerly of Medaryville, passed away at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Rensselaer Care Center, Rensselaer. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. (EDT) Friday at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel

    April 17, 2014

  • Rickey W. 'Nib' Hughes Sr. MICHIGAN CITY -- Rickey W. "Nib" Hughes Sr., 65, Michigan City, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Inpatient Hospice at Saint Anthony Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, 121 N. Union St., Delphi, with

    April 17, 2014

  • Norma Rowe ROCHESTER -- Norma Rowe, 73, Rochester, passed away at 3:24 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Life Care Center, Rochester. A celebration of the life of Norma Rowe will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Friend

    April 17, 2014

  • OBT-PT041714 Nickels.jpg Ronald J. 'Nick' Nickels KOKOMO -- Ronald J. "Nick" Nickels, 70, Kokomo, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 20, 1943, in Logansport, the son of Ivan and Louise (Conn) Nickels. On Feb. 4, 1967, he married Judy Tyler, who preceded h

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should mushroom hunters be allowed to forage off-trail in Indiana state parks?

Yes
No
Undecided
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.