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Lawrence D. Rude, 88, Logansport, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in WoodBridge Health Campus.
Born June 19, 1928, in Star City, he was the son of Newton and Geneva DePoy Rude.
On Sept. 2, 1948, in Logansport, he was married to Gladys "Bunny" Hollering, who survives.
Larry had been employed as an Iron Worker through Local 22 in Indianapolis, where he was a member. He also owned and operated the Tap Tavern from 1982 to 1998.
He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, St. Francis of Assisi Council 561.
Larry was also a member of the Logansport Elks 66, American Legion Post 60 and VFW Post 3790. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Ed Rude, Sagamore Hills, Ohio; daughter, Marla (Brian) Hardy, Logansport; grandsons, Andrew Murray (Kim Lyons) and Ryan Murray (Crickitt Riewoldt); great-grandchildren, Richard Riewoldt, Addison Riewoldt, Norlan Riewoldt and Floyd Murray; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandchildren Rob Rude and Sheila Collier; four brothers and three sisters.
The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at Kroeger Funeral Home with Fr. Clayton Thompson officiating.
Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday also at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 1, 2017
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