David L. Ruoff

  • Born: June 30, 1930
  • Died: June 13, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Pine Valley

1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tel. (260) 426-9494

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David L Ruoff

David L. Ruoff, 88 passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fort Wayne, IN. He was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, IN., born to the late Frederic L. and Gladys Ruoff. David graduated from North Side High School and earned his Bachelors from Indiana University. He proudly served his country in the US Army and was a 1st Lieutenant. David's memberships included, First Presbyterian Church 77 year member; Phi Delta Theta, IU Alumni Association life member, IU Varsity Club, life member of North Side High School Alumni, American Legion, Maumee Masonic Lodge, New Kirkwood Park President and Treasurer, Board of Realtors and Home Builder Association, Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce. He had worked at Fort Wayne Saving and Loan for 18 years and was the founder and owner of Ruoff Mortgage for 29 years retiring in 2013. David was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and having his daily lunches with his buddies. He was a loyal and avid IU sports and Dodger baseball fan. David's true lifetime passion, was spending time with his loving and caring family. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Judith A. Ruoff , son Christopher D. (Amy Zielinski) Ruoff, daughter Sarah E. (Mark) Music , grandchildren Nicole Ruoff, Lauren Ruoff, Blake Music, Grant Music, Hannah Whitworth, great granddaughters Emilia and Violet, and his sister in law Isabelle Ruoff and her children Cindi Simmerman and Frederic L Ruoff III , and his feline companions, Jessie and Gibbs. He was preceded in death by his infant son and brother Frederic L. Ruoff II. Funeral Services will be 2 pm Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne Street Fort Wayne, IN., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Tuesday June 18, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home 1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN. Private burial at Christian Union Cemetery, Garrett IN. Memorials can be made to Visiting Nurse and Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. To sign the online guest book go to www.mccomband sons.com