Mrs. Ruth A. Paff, age 76, died Thursday (October 4, 2012) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Phlox, Wisconsin, on December 18, 1935, she lived the majority of her life in Antigo, Wisconsin, where she pursued a career first in a shoe factory, and then at Amron Corp., all while being a homemaker and mother. Mrs. and Mrs. Paff retired to Lakeland, FL, 12 years ago. Mrs. Paff was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Viola Hoffmeister, a brother Bill Hoffmeister, a sister Car-ol Robinson, and her grandson Craig. She is survived by her husband Merle E. Paff, Lakeland; sons Dale Paff and David Paff; daughter Tina Goodson; sisters Lois Brooker, Joyce Putzi; three grandchildren; one great granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday (10/8/12) at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel.