Surrounded by her loving family, Veronica M. Rude, age 87, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at her residence. Veronica was born in Racine on March 26, 1927, daughter of the late Albert and Veronica (Nee: Matt) Goetz.
Survivors include her sons, Curt (Laura) Rude, Scott (Denise) Rude, Michael Rude (Stephen Hawk); her grandchildren, Meghan (Jim Edmonson), Cullen Rude, Casey Rude, Connor Rude (fiancée, Alicia Leber), Katie (Jaren) Christianson, Kristie Brandt, Heather (Kelly) Graham, Daniel (Michelle) Vermey, Allison Rude, Christopher Hawk, Ryan Hawk; six great-grandchildren, Corey, Ayden, Brody, Dylan, Emma and JJ; sister, Vivian Rognsvoog; sisters-in-law, Carol Rude and Beatrice (Douglas) Shue; nieces, nephews, other relatives, many dear friends and neighbors.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Theodore; and sister, Dorothy Schroeder.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at noon at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen officiating. Private interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon.
A special thank you to Wheaton Franciscan CVI 5th Floor staff and Hospice Alliance staff for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888