Brenda F. Ruby, age 61 of Coloma passed away unexpectedly at home on August 23, 2020. Brenda was born in Berlin, Wisconsin on December 9, 1958 to Martin and Faye (Henshaw) Schliepp. Brenda grew up in Coloma and graduated from Westfield High School. After high school Brenda married Daniel Hoffa, Sr. and had two children. She later attended Mid-State Technical College where she earned an Associate Degree in Accounting. She worked as an accountant for Waushara County Public Health for 20 years before being promoted to Financial Manager at Human Services dedicating 29 total years of service to the county. Brenda married Richard “Dick” Ruby on August 8, 1987 and shared 33 years together. Dick and Brenda loved to travel and took many family vacations. In more recent years they spent a lot of time boating on the Mississippi and the Great Lakes. Brenda also enjoyed shopping, shopping and more shopping, camping, boating, traveling with her close group of girlfriends and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter Olivia. Brenda touched many lives and will be missed by many.
Brenda is survived by her loving husband: Richard “Dick” Ruby, Coloma; son: Daniel Hoffa, Jr., Coloma; daughter: Tiffany (Kelly) Lake, Berlin; granddaughter: Olivia Lake (Faccio), Berlin; brothers: Mike (Judy) Schliepp, Coloma; Alan Schliepp, Coloma; niece: Jalane (Brent) York, Coloma; nephew: Jeffrey Schliepp, Coloma; great-nephews: Ryan and Colin York, Coloma other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: Martin and Faye Schliepp and son-in-law: Scott Faccio.
Funeral services will be held at 12PM on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Coloma with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends at church on Saturday from 10AM until the time of services at 12PM.
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