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11/4/2019 10:40:00 AM
Michael L. "Smurf" Ruot
October 16, 1946 - November 2, 2019
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Michael L. “Smurf” Ruot, 73, of Springfield died at 12:40 a.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019 at his home.

He was born October 16, 1946 in Herrich to Emil Laverne and Hazel Claudine Whennen Ruot and they preceded him in death.

Also preceding Michael in death are one daughter, Amy Marie and one son.

Surviving are three sons: John Michael (Nikki) Ruot and Brian (Michelle) Ruot, both of New Berlin and Bradley Michael (Stephanie) Ruot of Springfield; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Patty (Darrel) Bumgardner of Oconee and Betty Jo (Charlie) Saunders of Ramsey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Michael was a resident of Springfield since 1970. He worked and retired in sales at American Tobacco and was the co-owner of the Blue Grouch Pub.

Visitation: 4–7 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Drew Peterson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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