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Date of Passing: Feb 13, 2020Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
surrounded by his family, on February 13, 2020 at the age of 78 years.
A longer obituary will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Lutheran Church in his memory.
Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,
February 19, 2020 at First Lutheran Church, 580 Victor Street.
Brethren and Nobles may wear regalia or unit dress. Officers and Sea Cadets may wear uniforms.
Bardal Funeral Home
843 Sherbrook Street, 204-774-7474
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 15, 2020
Condolences & Memories (9 entries)
My sincere condolences to Joanne, Thor and Kim. It has been many years since my figure skating days but I remember Rudy’s big smile for everyone, even a kid from way up north. Rudy had a special way of making you feel like you were part of the family, for me the figure skating family. He passed this gift onto his family. Although I have not seen he family for years you have all been stored in a special place of my heart. Thinking of you all during this time. - Posted by: Shannon Harris (Figure Skating friend) on: Feb 20, 2020
We met Rudy over 40 years ago cutting trees down on a lot at Hillside Beach which later became their cottage. Rudy was always very friendly and willing to help in anyway he could. Our condolences to Joanne, Ann, Thor and Kim and their families. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you at this difficult time. - Posted by: Marian and Peter White (Friend) on: Feb 18, 2020
Rudy and I both had the same goal. To make J.T.C.V.C. the best sea cadet corp in Canada. We did. Will pray for his family at this hard time. A fair wind and following sea my friend. - Posted by: McOuat Bill (Shipmate) on: Feb 17, 2020
Ken and I are very sorry to hear of Rudy’s passing, love to Joanne and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Janet Johnson (Family) on: Feb 17, 2020
My condolences to Rudy's family. I only met him a few times through his son Thor and daughter-in-law Trish, but he was extremely pleasant and generous. His closeness to his family was clearly evident and I'm sure he will be truly missed. - Posted by: Keith St Lawrence (Friend) on: Feb 16, 2020
Rudy will be greatly and dearly missed. He is an icon to his family and friends. We have never bet a more kind and generous human being. It’s truly an honour to have had him in our family as our daughter, Tricia’s father-in-law. - Posted by: Jim and Mary Friesen (Friends) on: Feb 15, 2020
I new Rudy for many years. We had a distant friendship but it was always cordial. He was a quality person and Mason and Shriner. The last conversation was by telephone and we exchanged ideas on a variety of different topics. - Posted by: David Bowles (frend) on: Feb 15, 2020
Rudy will be missed by many of us. I am a better person, because he included me in his life. He is probably the most generous person I've had the honour of knowing. Many of us could learn by following his example. He made the world a better place and he will not be forgotten. - Posted by: Vic Pereira (Friend) on: Feb 15, 2020
The world has lost a good man in Rudy. His incredible wisdom, knowledge, and support will never be forgotten. - Posted by: Leslie Whitehead (Friend ) on: Feb 15, 2020
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