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Jay Ellis Ruttman

Male 1934 - 2014  (80 years)


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  • Name Jay Ellis Ruttman  [1
    Born 13 Jan 1934  Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 5468 
    Died 3 Dec 2014  Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Dec 2014  Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5468  Zellner Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2020 

    Father George Franklin Ruttman, Jr.,   b. 19 Jul 1905, Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1977, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hattie Gertrude Peach,   b. 27 Aug 1904, Moscow Flats, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1998, Woodward, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Aug 1922  Woodward, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 55235 
    Family ID F1614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1934 - Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 2014 - Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Dec 2014 - Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Woodward, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Jay Ruttman, 80 year old longtime Mooreland resident, died Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Mooreland. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Mooreland Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the United States Army. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

      Jay Ellis Ruttman was born January 13, 1934 in Mooreland, Oklahoma; he was the son of George “Jack” Franklin and Hattie Gertrude (Peach) Ruttman. He grew up in Mooreland and attended Quinlan and Mooreland schools and graduated from Quinlan High School. Jay owned the Mooreland Café for many years before his retirement in the late 1990's.

      Jay was in the United States Air Force from March 19, 1953 until August of 1966 where he achieved the rank of Staff Sgt. He received the Merit of Service in 1964, the National Defense Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations Medal.

      Jay loved OU Football and enjoyed going to the OU football games with good friends and family. He also enjoyed family gatherings and playing cards.

      Jay was a member and Deacon in the First Christian Church in Mooreland. Jay loved his church.

      Jay is survived by his sisters, Ruth Blumer and husband Ray of Shallowater, Texas; Venita Slay and husband JR of Woodward; Susie Kline and husband Scott of Woodward; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Ruttman of Tulsa; June Ruttman of Mooreland; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Patricia Ritterhouse Williamson; three brothers, Jack Ruttman; Wayne Ruttman; and Robert Ruttman.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S209] World Family Tree, Brøderbund Software, Inc., Volume 104, Tree 2175.

    2. [S801] The Peach Heroes, John Harding Peach, (Name: AuthorHouse; Date: 2009;), 88.