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Henry Ruffi

1877 - 1952


Henry E. Ruffi, 75, of 308 North Monroe Street, died at his home on June 29, 1952.  He was a native of the town of Emmet and was born March 25, 1877, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roffeis. [ The ledger of burials at St. Henry’s notes the same as the obit in the Watertown Daily Times, that Frank Roffeis was the father of Henry Ruffi ]


He was for some years engaged in farming and later moved to Clyman where he operated a tavern for 18 years. Upon retirement from business he moved to Watertown.


Services at St. Henry's with the Rev. A. J. Herrmann officiating.  Interment was in St. Henry's Cemetery.




He is survived by his wife, the former Minnie Kintopp whom he married Dec. 7, 1940, in St. Henry's Catholic Church. Two brothers also survive, Anthony of Elgin, Ill.; and Joseph of Elcho, Wis.


Mr. Ruffi was a member of St. Henry's Church after moving to Watertown and prior to that had belonged to the Catholic Church at Clyman. He was widely known in the Clyman and Dodge county areas.




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