Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

June 14, 2013

Bernard L. Rudolf, 92

Greensburg — Bernard L. Rudolf, 92, Beech Grove, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

He was born in Oldenburg June 13, 1920, to Michael B. and Josephine M. Lamping Rudolf. Bernard was a test equipment builder for PR Mallory Corp. in Indianapolis for 47 years.

He also volunteered for Boy Scouts of America, serving in several positions including the Boy Scout Pack and Troop 108, an institutional representative, the Indianapolis Archdiocese Committee on Catholic Scouting, and the Fire-crafter Organization.

He received the August W. Seyfried award for outstanding service in 1998.

Bernard was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Ruth A. Rudolf, grandson Joshua M. Cox, and his six brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances A. Nobbe Rudolf, whom he married June 26, 1946 in Hamburg; his children Helena J. Rudolf, Lawrence B. (Ruth) Rudolf, Rick A. (Cheryl) Rudolf, Jane M. (John) Cox, Roger G. Rudolf, Gerald K. (Donna) Rudolf; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 16, with a Rosary prayed at 7 p.m., in Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home. Morning prayers will be said at 9:15 a.m. Monday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, where Bernard served as an usher for many years.

Burial follows in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Online condolences at orileyfuneralhome.com.

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