Donald Rudolph, of Ripon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was 85. He was born August 24, 1928 to Kenneth and Flora Rudolph, of Leesburg, PA. Donald has two brothers, Dale of Ironton, Ohio and Larry of Mentor, Ohio. He married Esther Winklevoss in May of 1947. They had three children, the late Ron of Las Vegas, NV, Debbie of Manteca, CA, and Ken of Ripon, CA. They were blessed with three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Donald loved boating, camping, fishing and water skiing. He loved spending time at the lakes with his family the best.
After proudly serving in the U.S. Navy for two years, Donald became a successful electrical contractor in Santa Clara for 45 years. After retiring in 1997 he moved his family to Ripon. Don was a member of Manteca Presbyterian Church. He was also very active as a V.I.P in Ripon for 15 years.
Donald will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A visitation will be held Saturday, February 1st at 10am with a grave side
service at 11:30am at Oak Hill Memorial Park in San Jose. A memorial service will held at Manteca Presbyterian Church, 275 N. Main St, Manteca, CA 95336, following the burial at 2pm.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, January 29, 2014