Brodhead – Jean Ruth Woodruff, age 70, passed away while at her home on December 14, 2020.
Jean was born on June 30, 1950 in rural Brodhead, the daughter of Leroy and Bernice (Young) Ensor. She married Tom Woodruff on December 19, 1970 at the old United Congregational Church in Brodhead.
Jean loved to work on the family farm when growing up. For many years she worked as a waitress at the Chalet Restaurant in Brodhead and later as a CNA at the Evansville Manor. But most of all Jean, enjoyed working outside and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter, Jazmine.
Jean was survived by her husband, Tom of Brodhead; 2 children, Paul Woodruff of Brodhead and Ruth Peterson of Whitewater; 1 grandchild, Jazmine Peterson of Whitewater and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings, David Ensor and Joyce Ensor-Weber.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in Jean’s memory.
Funeral services will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Burial will conclude at the Greenwood Cemetery.
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