Barbara “Darlene” Ruff

Barbara “Darlene” Ruff

Apr. 1952 – June 2019

Barbara Darlene Ruff is now in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Darlene was born in Columbus, Indiana in the Spring of 1952 and went on to live most of her adult life in Fresno, CA.

Darlene was a fun-loving woman who liked to tell jokes. The game show channel was her favorite, Family Feud was always on.

In 2010 Darlene came to live with her father Bill in Hilmar and started attending Hilmar Covenant Church.  Darlene loved the Lord very much and is now rejoicing in Heaven with her parents Bill and Mary Ruff and her two brothers Vern and Cecil.

Darlene is survived by her sisters Lois (Fernie) Rodriguez and Becky (Kirk) Machado, 7 nephews, 3 nieces and 16 great nephews and nieces.

A Memorial Service for Darlene will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Allen Mortuary in Turlock.

In lieu of flowers contributions in Darlene’s name can be made to Community Hospice or Hilmar Covenant Church.

Please share your sweet memories at www.Allen




  • Helen Mauger June 8, 2019 4:31 am

    May you rest in Peace Dar

  • Loretta Kline June 8, 2019 12:46 pm

    I will miss our eveing texts. I have enjoyed reconnecting with you and hearing about the CA. family from you. I hope you are at Peace my friend! I know you will be missed and were loved dearly by all you touched.

  • Ella Paddack June 10, 2019 4:07 am

    Far was a very fun loving Pearson& I remember the harvest party at Dar&Vons place in Modesto back when we were going to the Orchard Church you will be missed by many but you are flying with the angels now . Fly to Jesus my friend.

  • Dianna Santos June 11, 2019 11:03 pm

    Rest In Peace Darlene. I enjoyed my little visits with you.You will be missed

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