Born to Eternal Life on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, age 78 years. Rudy was a devoted husband to Helen (nee Jablonicky) for 53 years and a loving father to Eileen (Robert) Grace and David (Sheri) Bader. Proud grandfather to Kevin and Matthew Grace. Also survived by his loving and caring brother Ernie (Ingrid) Bader, nephew Erik Maahs, niece Jessica (Scott) Rogers, other relatives and many great friends. Rudy is preceded in death by his parents and sister Erika. He was an employee of P&H Harnischfeger Corporation. Rudy held various managerial postions at all three of their plants, reitiring after 44 years of service as Director of Mining and Manufacturing. Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, 8661 N. 76th Place, Milwaukee WI 53223, from 9AM -11AM with Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11AM. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to St. Catherine of Alexandria, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, or the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.