Steven Rudolph
Steven Rudolph

Obituary of Steven C. Rudolph

Steven C. Rudolph

ADRIAN-Steven C. “Hats” Rudolph, age 64, of Adrian, passed Friday, October 15, 2021, at   his home.  He had struggled with MS for a number of years. He was born January 30, 1957, son of Irvin and Vernita (Bauschka) Rudolph. Steve graduated from Adrian High School in 1975.  He enjoyed NASCAR, sports, needlework and puzzles. He was an avid coin and autograph collector.  He worked at the UAW as a custodian. He was also a security guard at Lake Side in Brooklyn, Michigan.  He had worked for Harold Tesch and Company and his animals and also with the Michigan Sesquicentennial Wagon Train.  He was also a volunteer at the Lenawee Historical Museum.  Steve was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, the MS Support Group and Lunch Bunch and was a former member of the Eagles in Adrian.

Steve is survived by; a brother, Randy Rudolph of Adrian; two sisters, Anna Barron of Adrian and Linda (Michael) West of Adrian; three nephews, Robert West, Aaron West and Joseph West; one niece, Heidi Yatzek; his special companion, Carol Morley of Adrian; and numerous friends from his church family.  He was preceded in death by his parents, both his grandparents, a brother-in-law, Joseph Barron and seven aunts and uncles, a nephew, Michael West, Jr. and a special friend, Lyle Wall.  He will be missed by all that knew him. 

Funeral services will be held at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 1:00 with Pastor Daryl Etheridge officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.  Visitation will be held at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, on Monday from 4-6 p.m. and also on Tuesday from 11 am – 1 pm.  You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, the Michigan Chapter of MS, or the Lenawee Historical Museum.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.  The Rudolph Family would like to thank his care giver, Debbie and the nurses and aides from Careline Heath from Hospice, Pastor Dave, and Steve’s massage therapist, Dave Foley.

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