November 23, 1955 - April 20, 2017
Dennis J. “Abe” Ruhland age 61 of Plain passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was born on November 23, 1955 in Plain, WI the son of Sylvester and Rose (Wankerl) Ruhland. He was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church and enjoyed trapping, hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, ginseng hunting and shared his harvests with many. He is survived by his siblings, Stan (JoAnne) of Kernersville, NC, Norman of Plain, Janet (Lane) Moore of Anderson, SC, Jeffrey (Brenda) of Prairie du Sac, Ronald (Brenda) of Oregon, WI, Elizabeth Ruhland and Rick Webb of Arena, Marie (John) Johnson of Hillpoint, aunts and uncles; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Paula Green, a brother Tom Ruhland, a niece, Angela Ruhland and nephew, Jerimiah Johnson. A Mass in memory of Dennis will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Plain. Fr. John Silva will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of Mass. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.