Melvin D. (Jake) Rudloff

Melvin D. (Jake) Rudloff, age 80 of Mayer, and formerly of New Germany, died Saturday, July 1, 2000, at St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted.

Melvin was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Camden Township, Minn., the son of William E. and Elizabeth (Hafemann) Rudloff. He was baptized Jan. 4, 1920, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany; and confirmed at the same April 9, 1933.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elizabeth Rudloff; and his grandparents.

He is survived by cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, with the Rev. Ron Mathison officiating. Interment was at St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery, New Germany.

Casket bearers were Harold Latzig, Lowell Latzig, Ortwin Hafemann, Duane Mielke, Alvin Hedtke, Elroy Burkowske, Ed Ekdahl, Richard Trittabaugh, and Rodger Kirchhoff.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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