Lincoln, died Saturday (03/29/08). Born May 4, 1946 to Lawrence and Florence (Newcomer) Ruffer at Saginaw, Mich. Mary worked in Public Relations for Martin Luther Homes. Member: Southwood Lutheran Church. Active in the following church ministries: Director of Children's Choir and member of Adult Choir. She helped start the church's Stephen Ministry; taught Adult Sunday School; and worked with Parish Education.
Visitation: From 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday (04/01/08) at the funeral home.
Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday (04/02/08), at Southwood Lutheran Church, 9300 S. 40th St., Lincoln, with Pastors Greg Olson, Sara Spohr, and Michael Ryan officiating.
Family Gathering: Family will greet friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home; and one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday.