Susan J. Rudolph, age 69, of Rock Springs, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 surrounded by her family following a long battle with lung cancer. She was born on June 20, 1951 in Dodgeville, WI, the daughter of Walter and Florence (Knuth) Adler. On September 11, 1993 she was united in marriage to Fred “Dick” Rudolph.
She worked for Maple Hill Orchard for many years. Susan also worked at Klein’s until they closed in 1991 and at Flambeau until she retired. She loved her pets, both past and present. She enjoyed spending time outside, whether it was walking, sitting, camping, fishing or gardening. She loved her flowers, feeding the birds and wildlife, and just living the simple country life.
Susan was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Florence (Knuth) Adler; brothers Bill, David, Randy and Danny; sisters Nancy, Judy, Donna, Debi, September; and one sibling in infancy; and grandchildren Bishop and Wyatt.
She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Fred and their children, Wes (Stacy) Pagel, Suzanne (Mike) Biesek, Mandy (Todd) Theobald, Kary Pagel, Aaron (Emily) Pagel, Tammy (John) Pate, Kim (Bill) Shepherd, Beckie (Bill) Kuball; 18 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Sharon Hendrickson; and brother Kerry (Jane) Adler.
Funeral services for Susan will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the Farber Funeral Home in Reedsburg with Chaplain Mike Amberg officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery in Rock Springs. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service.
The family would like to thank the Farber Funeral Home, SSM Health Dean Medical Group, Agrace Hospice Care, Carl, Emil and Dwayne for all their help, and a special thank you to Dr. Kruse.
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