Rudolph Audenaert

Obituary of Rudolph Richard Audenaert

September 30, 1927 - Raymond, Alberta

August 1, 2022 - Olds, Alberta

 

Rudolph “Rudy” Audenaert, beloved father, boyfriend, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Olds Hospital on Monday, August 1, 2022, at the age of 94.

 

Rudy is survived by his long-time girlfriend, Theresa; his children: Anita, Mary (Rob), Trudy (Terry), Ron (Gloria); twelve grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, his sister Lavonne; numerous nieces and nephews, and his faithful canine companion, Lou.

 

Rudy was predeceased by his wife Ricky, his son Rudy, his parents, and his brothers. Rudy will be remembered for his sparkling blue eyes and infectious smile.

 

Born in Raymond, Alberta, to a farming family, Rudy grew up working in the sugar beet fields. Rudy was a decorated athlete in long distance running and hockey, even being inducted into the Raymond Sports Hall of Fame. Rudy was married in Raymond and moved to Calgary with his wife and two young children where he started with Canada Post. After retiring as Postmaster in Linden, he continued to work numerous jobs in Olds and played slow-pitch well into his 80’s.

 

A Celebration of Rudy’s Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on what would have been his 95th birthday, Friday, September 30, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Reception with a light lunch to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.

 

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made, in Rudy’s honour, directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB, (403)205-3966, donorservices@cancer.ab.ca. 

 

In living memory of Rudy Audenaert, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area. by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab.



Friday
30
September

Celebration of Life

11:00 am
Friday, September 30, 2022
Fish Creek Funeral Home
14441 Bannister Road SE
Calgary , Alberta, Canada
(403) 256-9575
Friday
30
September

Reception

12:00 pm
Friday, September 30, 2022
Fish Creek Funeral Home - Hospitality Center
14441 Bannister Road SE
Calgary , Alberta, Canada
(403) 256-9575
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