Sponsored obituary: Lucille Francis Rudy | TheUnion.com

Sponsored obituary: Lucille Francis Rudy

Lucille Francis Rudy was born on September 27, 1922 in San Jose, California to Oscar and Sarah McLean. She was surrounded by her loving family until the day she departed.

She was the mother of 3 sons and grandmother of 15, great grandmother of 25 and great great grandmother of 6.

She is preceded in death by her brothers: Walt Bamber, Elwin McLean, James (Jim) McLean and Bud.

She leaves her loving sister Claire Jean, her loving husband, Arthur Rudy, three sons and wives, John (A. Sue), David (Maryann), and Tim (Gemma) Rudy.

Mom and dad were married in Reno, NV on June 4, 1940 and resided in San Jose, California, until the war broke out and dad went to the Pacific Campaign. Mom moved in with family in Capitola until the war ended. A new home was built at Opal Cliff in 1945, they lived there and other areas in Santa Cruz until their fi nal move to Grass Valley in 1983.

Mom was master of her hobbies which included painting, poetry, horticulture and just the love of nature. Her love of family was paramount in her life. She would make every effort to attend birthdays, blessings, baptisms, weddings and all events that involved family. All friends and acquaintances were considered family also. Her smile and loving nature was amazing to all that knew her and loved her. She became a mom to all.

Her loss will leave us all with an empty place in our hearts. But, so many good thoughts and loving memories will help us to carry on. Visitation to be held Thursday, March 2, 4-8 p.m. at Darling & Fischer Chapel Of The Hills, 615 N. Sata Cruz Ave., Los Gatos. Service to be held Friday, March 3, 11:30 a.m. at Darling & Fischer Chapel of The Hills.

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