Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo

Date of Birth:
Saturday, September 13, 1958
Date of Death:
Monday, April 15, 2013
Age:
54 years old

Jay Alan Rudolph

Visitation

Date: Tuesday April 23, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo

Date of Birth:
Saturday, September 13, 1958
Date of Death:
Monday, April 15, 2013
Age:
54 years old

Jay Alan Rudolph

A visitation for Jay Alan Rudolph will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 5:00-8:00PM in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home.  A burial service will follow at a later date.

Jay Rudolph, 54 of Rochester, was born September 13, 1958 in Waseca, Minnesota.  He married Vicky Farnsworth on August 24, 1985.  They were divorced in 2000.

Jay worked as a mechanic at R&S Transport for more than 12 years.  He enjoyed life, and in his spare time he loved snowmobiling, jet skiing , car shows, and spending time with friends and family.  He was a wonderful father and grandfather.

Survivors include twin daughters Jennifer and Jessica Rudolph both of Rochester; son Jason (Nichole) Farnsworth of Kasson; daughter Jamie Farnsworth of Rochester; ex-wife Vicky Rudolph of Rochester, 6 grandchildren; mother Elaine Rokke of Minneapolis; brother Gary Rudolph of Rochester; three sisters, Sandy Rudolph of Sargeant, MN, Lora Rudolph of Tucson, Arizona and Susie (Charlie) Servick of Maple Grove, MN; and two nieces and two nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father.

He will be missed, but not forgotten.

Online condolences are welcome at macken@mackenfuneralhome.com.

Condolences

The family of Jay Alan Rudolph has received the following condolences.

Dear Susan....We are so very sorry to learn of your brother's passing. It's just so difficult to even imagine.  Please know we are praying for you and your family.  Call to talk or walk ANY time!

   Jay was close friend from grade school to high school and I had hope one day that our paths would cross and we could talk of our dreams and what had come true. From what I had read it sounded Jay was able to live some of his dreams.

  My thoughts are for the Rudolph Family.

   Tom Fricke ..... Carrboro, North Carolina

Gary,

 Skip and I want to express our deepest sympathies on the loss of Jay. We know how close you were. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.

No matter what a crazy day he was having at R&S, he always had a smile on his face!! He really enjoyed banging around on those vans!! My thoughts and prayers to Jay's family and close friends...he'll be truly missed, but I can just hear him telling those crazy stories to any one who will listen in heaven!! God bless us all with great memories of Jay!!

My prayers and thoughts are with your family. As a night driver at R & S comng in at 5:30pm Jay was still in the garage most nights. He always had a big smile and laugh. I will miss seeing him and talking to him for a few minutes on those nights. Keep that smile Jay. Will miss you.

My deepest simpathy go out to the family especially those grandkids. I came to know him very well over the past few years he loved hoping up their power wheels or giving them rides on the wheeler talked about it all the time. He loved his big boy toys too... Guess thats why we always got along so good... We put on 450 miles this year on sleds balls to the walls guy rode like a 20 year old....A season I will never forget.. RIP Jay

Lora, You are the only Rudolph I know , but my heart is with you in this loss.  Thniking of you and praying for you.  Jean

Offering my heart-felt condolence to the Rudolph family.  May Jay rest in peace.

Jay was my neighbor and good friend. He would always be ramming around with one of his toys and stop by to chat.  He sold my daughter her first car when she was 16.  So many great memories will be remembered of him.  We will greatly miss him just popping in to say hi.   With Deepest sympathy  Dawn and Gene Donaldson 

As a driver for R&S going to the garage and seeing Jay was always a delite! He always asked how I was and was ready know matter how busy he was to take care of my van needs. We talked about our love for our Grandchildren and the Vikings. Jay was so upbeat and so nice to know. I will miss him greatly! My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very sad time.

JW 

Will remember your laugh and smile and stopping out of the blue just to see what we were up to.  Keep them laughing and smiling in heaven!

 

Thoughts and prayers for the Rudolph family and friends, Jay will be greatly missed.   Steve

Thoughts and prayers to Jay's family at this time of remembrance as you celebrate his life.