Athanasius Luke Ruf, 11 months of Eau Claire, died Monday, August 23, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Athanasius was born September 21, 2020 in Eau Claire, the son of Christian and Lisa (Foos) Ruf. He was a member of Notre Dame Church.
Athanasius is survived by his parents; one sister, Bellamarie Ruf at home; paternal grandparents, Russell and Sarah Ruf of Chippewa Falls; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Sarah Foos of Woodbridge, VA; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 13 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. The Very Rev. Jesse Burish, Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Gorman and Rev. Timothy Reither will con-celebrate the funeral Mass. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in the town of Tilden.
Friends may call from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Sunday, September 12 at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls. There will be a Christian vigil service at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
AFTER SERVICE NOTICE:
Funeral services for Athanasius Luke Ruf were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 13 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls
The Very Rev. Jesse Burish, Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Gorman, Rev. Timothy Reither, Rev. Ethan Hokamp, Rev. Brandon Guenther and Rev. Eric Mashak con-celebrated at the funeral Mass.
Music during the Mass was provided by cantor, Sabrina Anderson, chant choir and Sue Van de Loo. Readings were provided by Thomas Foos.
Casket bearers were Bernard, Levi and Walter Foos and John Ruf.
Sunday afternoon Rev. Burish led the family, relatives and friends in a Christian vigil service at the funeral home.
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