Shelbyville Daily Union

May 23, 2014

Ruff to celebrate 90th birthday


Shelbyville Daily Union

---- — An open house will be held in celebration of Maxine (Diepholz) Ruff’s 90th birthday on Sunday, June 1, from 2-4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Strasburg.

Maxine was born on May 30, 1924, in Windsor, and graduated from Windsor High School. She amrried Calvin Ruff on December 28, 1947, and moved shortly thereafter to the farm where she lives today. She has been a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Strasburg since 1949.

Maxine has been an active volunteer at the Shelby County Courthouse, Heartland Nursing Home in Neoga, and as a 4-H leader. She has been a member of the Shelby County Homemaker’s Extension since she was 17 years old.

Maxine has one daughter, Dianne Ruff Monroe, and four grandchildren: Ian, Caitlin, Christian, and Mairin, of Yorktown, VA.

Cards may be sent to her at 2600E 602N Rd, Stewardson IL 62463.