Allen "Ole"'s Story
Allen "Ole" D. Rud, former St. Peter resident Allen Rud, 82 passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 following a short illness. Memorial service will be held Saturday November 11 at 1PM at the David Lee Funeral Home in Wayzata. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.
Allen was born on August 29, 1935 to Melvin and Marietta Rud in St. Peter. Attended John Ireland Grade School and graduated from St. Peter High School.
On October 3, 1958 he married the love of his life Arlene Meyer in Fairbault. Allen joined the US Army and served as Master Sergeant. After 23 years he retired from the service and with his family he moved to Plymouth, MN. He was then employed by the City of Minnetonka for 20 years.
Allen is survived and sadly missed by his wife Arlene and their three children, Greg (Brenda) Rud, Julie (Francis) Zilka and Nancy (Brent) Dunbar, 4 granddaughters and several great grand children. One sister Eileen Attenberger of Kasota and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Richard (Dick) Rud of Rochester.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association.
Published on November 7, 2017