Barbara Kay (Niemi) Ruffing

Born: Wed., Sep. 10, 1952
Died: Mon., Jan. 4, 2021


Visitation

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 09, 2021
Location: Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Jan. 09, 2021
Location: Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location


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Barbara Kay Ruffing, 68, of Nokomis passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois.

Barb was born September 10, 1952 to Rufus and Lillian (Behnke) Niemi.  She was a graduate of Nokomis High School.  She married Henry “Hank” Ruffing on December 30, 1969 in Nokomis.

Barbara was employed by the State of Illinois as an Account Supervisor. 

In addition to her husband, Hank she is survived by her daughters Sarina M. O’Malley of Nokomis and Jessica L. (Michael) Martin of Plainfield; sister, Kathy (Ed) Hargrave of Bingham; brother Carl (Norma) Niemi of Coalton; grandchildren Mackenzie (Seth) Bowers, Dolan O’Malley, Mia Martin and Sophia Martin.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son-in-law Kevin O’Malley.

Private family funeral services are planned and the family is being assisted by Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home of Nokomis.  Online condolences can be left at stiehldawsonfh.com

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