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Obit: Evenis Bob Rudolph b.1911 Wimslow, ENG
Posted by: R. Isherwood (ID *****1755) Date: April 05, 2005 at 09:54:19
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RUDOLPH _ Evenis (Bob) 1911 - 2005 Evenis Rudolph of Calgary passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 93 years. Evenis was born at Wimslow, England on February 17, 1911 and immigrated with his family to Canada in 1919, settling in Dalemead, AB. He married Mae Stewart in 1933 and together they farmed and raised their family. Bob became a member of the Canadian Seed Growers Association in 1934 and was established as a Foundation Grower in 1959. In 1964, he was awarded the Canadian Seed Growers Association's highest honour and was elected a Robertson Associate Membership for services to the Association and Canadian Agriculture. He also operated his own seed cleaning facility. Bob was President of the Bow North Rural Electrification Association for sixteen years and a Delegate for Alberta Wheat Pool for four years. Bob will be dearly missed by his daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen and Bill Ellis, Beverley and Doug Bateman and Rheta and Sheldon Borgal; his grandchildren, Rob (Stephanie) Ellis, Andrea (Steve) Snith, Kendra (Lorenz) Berner, Kori Degethoff, and Sue Ellis (Curt Thompson); eight great-grandchildren; and two nieces and three nephews. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife Mae in 1989; and his sisters, Winnie Cleveland and Nancy Carter. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road) on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Evenis Rudolph, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E.


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