Andrew Ruiz - 22

8/20/1992 - 3/12/2015


Andrew Jonathan “A.J.” Ruiz, 22, recently of Ashton and formerly of Dixon, died Thursday March 12, 2015 in Ashton. Born August 20, 1992 in Maywood, IL the son of Gustavo and Rebecca (Weber) Ruiz. Andrew was a 2010 graduate of Dixon High School and worked at Crest Foods in Ashton since then. He also obtained his Associate Degree from Sauk Valley Community College, where he was involved with and very much enjoyed its drama club. Andrew loved music and playing the bass guitar and was very personable to all. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon. Survived by his mother, Rebecca Breckenfelder of Dixon; father, Gustavo (Donna) Ruiz of Texas; step-father, Peter Breckenfelder of Sycamore; brother, Alex Breckenfelder of Dixon; sisters, Melody Breckenfelder of Dixon and Samantha, Jessica and Melissa Ruiz; maternal grandparents: Father Ronald Weber, Randall Ziegeldorf and Nila Potter; paternal grandparents, Felix Ruiz and Joann Ruiz; and Special Friend, Alyssa “Lyss” Kutz. Preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sandy Weber. Christian Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00am Saturday March 21 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon with Rev. Richard Kramer as Celebrant. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Oregon followed by a funeral luncheon at St. Mary Parish Center. Visitation Friday 5:00 – 8:00pm in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. Memorials may be directed to the family


5-8PM Friday March 20 in Oregon FH


11AM Saturday March 21 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon

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