Harold Earnest Rudi, 81, of Payson, died Sept. 15, 2003. Hal was born Aug. 22, 1922 in Iowa, and was one of 11 children.
After serving his country in the Navy during World War II, Mr. Paul loved living and working in the mining industry most of his life, in Arizona.
His legacy is his beautiful wife of 56 years, Catherine; children, Jeff, Cora, Alan, Lisa and Erik; and 12 grandchildren, Ethan, Andrew, Stephen, Kevin, Caitlyn, Morgan, Emily, Brittany, Sally, Zachary, Justin and Emma.
He will be cremated and will be buried in Tucson, with a memorial service planned for November.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.