Rudolph J. Wuksinich, Jr., Janesville, WI

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

March 16, 1943 - September 15, 2017

Rudolph J. Wuksinich Jr., age 74, of Janesville, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at home. He was born on March 16, 1943 in Janesville, the son of Rudolph Sr. and Alice (Jones) Wuksinich. Rudolph married Susan Herzog on July 8, 1988 in Janesville. He was employed at GMAD for 36 years as a Materials Supervisor, retiring in 1998. Rudolph was a member of St. William Catholic Church, and enjoyed trap shooting, hunting, fishing, and Civil War history.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; children: Rachel (Dennis) Pearson of Rockville, IN, Jodi Wuksinich of Edgerton, Henry (Angie) Wuksinich of Janesville, Jill (Brad) Hanson of Janesville, Stacey (Pat) Gill of Phoenix, AZ and Andrea (Doug) Sanders of Atlanta, GA; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and his favorite aunt, Vivian Wuksinich. Rudolph was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill and Jerry Schiefelbein; and daughter, Rebecca Cardinali.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at St. William Catholic Church, with Fr. Brian Dulli presiding. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory and again on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at St. William Catholic Church. Memorials are preferred to Mercy Hospital. For online condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Mercy Hospital, especially the nurses in the Special Care Unit, ICU and MMTC.

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