July 16, 1941 – June 26, 2010
After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Franjo “Frank” Rudin passed away surrounded by his loving wife and children on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the age of 68 years.
Frank was born In Recica, Croatia and immigrated to Canada in 1970.
Frank is survived by his loving wife Marica “Mary” Rudin of forty-nine years; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Zeljko Rados; son and daughter-in-law, John and Roberta Rudin; grandchildren, Cristina (Nathan), Makenna and Carter; mother-in-law Jela Trusca; cousins, Slavica, Stevo, and Tatjana Siljac; as well as extended family, Mary, David, and Jason (Hilda) Zrinscak; and relatives in Croatia. Frank was predeceased by his father Janko Rudin in 1985, his mother Mara Rudin in 1997, and father-in-law Ivan Trusca in 2010.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Marija Bistrica Croatian Catholic Church (14680 Deer Ridge Drive S.E.) on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or to the Chinook Hospice – Gift and Kind, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403) 258-0040. Frank’s family wishes to thank the medical staff on unit 46 at the Tom Baker Cancer Center and the Intercare Chinook Hospice for the wonderful loving care he received in his final days.
In living memory of Frank Rudin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences