Duane L. Rudy, Sr.
Rudy-Duane.jpg (6648 bytes)Duane L. Rudy, Sr. died
Tuesday, June 12, 2007 in St. Johns at the age of 76. Duane was born in Carp Lake, Michigan on July 20, 1930, the son of Mark and Pearl (Putnam) Rudy. He was a retired switchman for General Telephone, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and I.B.E.W. Duane married Nancy Wilson in Pellston, Michigan on June 27, 1955 and she survives him.
Also surviving are his daughters, Denise (Joe) Bancroft of South Carolina, Debra (James) Lumbert and Brenda (Terry) Birdsley, all of St. Johns, sons, Mark (Ellen) Rudy of Elsie, Duane (Mary) Rudy of North Branch, MI and Scott (Heather) Rudy of Charlotte, MI, 35 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, brother, Robert (Betty) Rudy of Talking Rock, GA and sisters, Eilen (Kenneth) Hoover of Rushville, IN and Pearline Lawrence of Arlington Heights, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 15, 2007 at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns, burial at South Bingham Cemetery with Rev. Fr. Eoin Murphy officiating. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home with a rosary prayed at 7 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the family’s choice.