Max Rudolph, 73

Max Rudolph,  a resident of Harding,  died Thursday, Jan. 5 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls.

A Memorial Mass was held Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Harding,  with Father David Maciej officiating.

Max M. Rudolph was born March 11, 1938, in Avon,  to the late John and Mary (Winskowski) Rudolph. Max attended school in Harding. He was united in marriage to Gloria Jean Gingle, Sept. 14, 1959, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Harding.  The couple made their home in Pulaski Township, Morrison County, where they raised their seven children.  Max worked for Redwood Industries in Pierz and also for Designer Wood in Harding.  He also farmed in Pulaski Township, where he enjoyed tinkering around the farm. Max enjoyed hunting, spearing, cooking, gardening and 4-wheeling. Max’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with friends and family and spoiling the grandchildren.  He was a faithful member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Harding.

Remembering him as a loving husband, father and grandfather are his wife, Gloria Rudolph of Harding; children, Mark Rudolph of Harding,  Lonnie Rudolph of Pierz,  Russell “Tiger” Rudolph of Harding,  Scott (Shiela) Rudolph of Harding,  Randy (Mindy) Rudolph of Pierz,  Jodi (Jason) Dambowy of Brainerd and Kristen (David) Dombovy of Brainerd; siblings, William (Nancy) Rudolph of Harding,  Sylvester (Rhea) Rudolph of  Seattle, Wash., Phyllis (Art) Schmidtbauer of Harding,  Betty (Willie) Bublitz of Apache Junction, Ariz. and Rosie McMillan of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, Brooke Rudolph, Keegan Rudolph, Erica Rudolph, Chloe Rudolph, Vincent Rudolph, Benjamin Rudolph, Jazlyn Dambowy, Jenna Dambowy, Leah Rider, Trista Leblanc, Dylan Leblanc, Alaina and Landyn Dambovy; great-grandchild, Devin Rudolph.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Rudolph; and sisters, Angie, Alvina and Maryann.

Honorary casketbearers were Willis Schlegel, John Hoppe, Hank Dombovy, Art Schmidtbauer, Willie Rudolph, Oliver Rudolph, David Dombovy and Jason “Feller” Dambowy.

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home