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Eugene Ruff

d. November 3, 2020

Eugene Ruff

Eugene Ralph Ruff of American Falls, Idaho passed away suddenly on November 3, 2020 at the age of 66.  Eugene was born in Pocatello, Idaho to Albert and Erna Ruff on July 8, 1954, he was the youngest of four children.  Eugene  was raised in American Falls and graduated from American Falls High School.  He later attended Idaho State University and graduated with a degree in Auto Mechanics.  Eugene married Bettilee McPeek on 1/17/1975 together they had 3 daughters.

Eugene is survived by his daughters Jennifer (Roy) Chitwood of Meridian, Melinda (Ricky) Schmidtgall of American Falls, and Charlene Ruff of Chubbuck.  Grandchildren Emily & Allison Chitwood of Meridian and Chandler & Maddex Schmidtgall of American Falls.  Siblings Roy Ruff of American Falls and Randee (Dennis) Jablonski of Pocatello.  Eugene is proceeded in death by his wife Bettilee, his sister Frieda Pahl as well as his parents.

Services will be held at American Falls Community Church on Saturday, November 14th at 10 a.m., followed by a graveside dedication.  Due to covid-19 requirements we are asking all attendees to wear a mask and practice social distancing.  Memories and condolences may be shared at

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 14, 2020

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