He was a master carpenter and a builder of motorcycles and cars—an artist in every sense.Jim was a perfectionist who would ply his craft with intention, concentration, and finesse. Sunday, July 30, at Bliley's-Central, 3801 Augusta Avenue.After retiring in 1989, he spent the next twenty years working side by side with his son-in-law, Steve Weiss, at Des Moines Pharmacy and Nutrition Marketplace in Clive.He was a member of the Lutheran Church and certified with the Fellowship Life Management Institute.He married Joanne Wilson on August 9, 1958, in Des Moines, IA.Together they raised their beautiful daughter, Becky, and later spent much time with their grandsons, Scott and Nick.Howard "Gene" Rude, 88, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Des Moines, IA.Gene was born January 19, 1929, in Story City, IA, to Howard and Bergithe (Skeie) Rude.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty Cochran and Faye Luing.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert L.
She served on the board at Marywood and was a volunteer at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 2700 Dolfield Rd. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
She was the first female officer at State Planters Bank (now part of Sun Trust). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 5, at St.
Anne graduated from Saint Gertrude High School in 1954 and Marymount College (now University) in 1956. The family will receive friends Friday, August 4, at Bliley's – Central, 3801 Augusta Ave, from 6 to 8 p.m., where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.