Eugene “Gene” J. Rudolph, age 76 of Hibbing, MN, passed away on
October 24, 2020 in Duluth, MN. He was born on February 29, 1944 in Chisholm,
MN to Albert and Angeline (Slapnicher) Rudolph. Eugene attended Chisholm
High School and graduated with the class of 1963 and was a lifelong resident of
the Iron Range. He was drafted by the United States army in 1966 and served for
his country. After his service, Eugene worked for many years at Twist Drill in
Chisholm. He was active in the Hibbing bowling leagues and loved to fish, watch
Vikings games and BS with the guys down at the Corner Bar in Hibbing where he
always had to have his morning cup of coffee. Eugene loved to spend time with
his family, especially his nieces and grandnieces. He was always sneaking his dog,
Titan, treats and spent a lot of time loving up on his new puppy, Cooper. Eugene
could not live without his lifesavers mints and always had some with him.
He is survived by his son; Michael (Jennifer) Rudolph, granddaughters;
Rianna and Alaina Rudolph, sister; Barb (Rock) Trdan of Chisholm, nieces; Gena
Harder of Hibbing and Roxanne Trdan of Chisholm, grandnieces; Alexa Harder of
Hibbing, Aella and Maeya White of Hibbing and Drea Madich of Hibbing.
Eugene is preceded in death by his parents; Albert and Angeline and his infant son.
A gathering of friends and family will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. Interment will
follow at the Chisholm Cemetery.
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