Richard E. ‘Dick’ Rudisill
Richard E. “Dick” Rudisill, 79, of Cambridge, Wisconsin, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Madison, Wisconsin. The son of the late Richard and Beulah (Stockman) Rudisill was united in marriage to Doris Lein on June 29, 1957. He was a long-time member of East Koshkonong Lutheran Church. Since 2002, Dick and Doris lived part time in Glenwood Springs and attended Good Shepard Lutheran Church.
Richard was co-owner and operator of Lein Oil Company, Inc., and Rudisill Family LLC. He was an outdoor enthusiast enjoying traveling, downhill and cross country skiing, camping, biking, hiking, canoeing, and sailing. Having grown up as a farm boy, his heart always remained on the farm. He was past president of East Koshkonong Lutheran Church Council, a member of the Edgerton Rotary Club, Jaycee Club, past president of the Edgerton Hospital Board and also a member of the Edgerton School Board. Richard also served in the United States Air Force.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Doris, of Cambridge, Wisconsin; three daughters, Vicki (Bruce) Morris of Edgerton, Becky (Troy) Lange of Glenwood Springs and Karen (Mike) Rudat of Boulder, his “adopted” daughter Alyce (Glenn) Matingwina-Rogers of Cambridge; four grandchildren, Alyssa (Wilton) Anderson of Frisco, Eric Rudat and Kirsten Rudat, both of Boulder, and Clara Lange of Glenwood Springs; one great-grandson, Oliver Anderson of Frisco; two sisters, Shirley (Don) Kildow and Betty (Jack) Roberts, both of Milton, Wisconsin; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by one son, Ricky.
A memorial service will be held during the regular Sunday service at Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Glenwood Springs on Nov. 24, 2013. Visitation with family will begin at 9 a.m., the service will follow at 10 a.m., and fellowship and sharing with refreshments will occur after the service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to Good Shepard Lutheran Church. Condolences may be expressed at http://www.ehlertfuneralhome.com.
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