Robert Allan Rude, beloved husband of Joan Rude, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 65.
Rob was born in Camrose, Alberta on February 12, 1954 to Donald and Vera Rude. He was raised on the family farm at Sedalia, attending school in New Brigden and Cereal.
Following his marriage to Joan on May 22, 1976, he made his home in Calgary, where he worked for Ace Construction. Rob later relocated to Red Deer where he started his own business, Rude’s Excavating. Over the years he dabbled in real estate, worked as a power linesman, and finally spent the last 20 years as a heavy equipment operator.
Rob is survived by his loving wife, Joan; his children Jennifer, Travis, Megan (Barrett), and Christopher; his three grandchildren Monroe, McKay and Jackson; his siblings Wayne (Kathy), Brian (Kellyann), Steve (Sandra), Karen, Janice (Roger), and many nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at the Cop Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, Alberta, with a “Come and Go Gathering at the Cereal Hall immediately after the interment.
If so desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 119 14 St NW #200, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6.
Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., entrusted with the care and arrangements; 403-854-5956, www.hannafuneral.ca