Violet Rud of Medicine Hat passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the age of 84 years, beloved wife of the late Norman Rud. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Malinda (Bill) Drury of Maple Creek; one son-in-law, Les Schulz of Maple Creek; three grandchildren, Jennie (Donald) Knight, Amanda (Mark) Stappler, and Tyson Schulz; six great grandchildren, William Knight, Mathew Knight, Ray-Anna Knight, Ty Knight, Clara Stappler and Michael Stappler; one brother, Larry (Charlene) Sturm of Belize as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Olga and John Sturm; her husband, Norman in 2009; one daughter, Cindy Schulz in 2003 and one granddaughter, Rayna Drury. The funeral service will be held in the Maple Creek United Church on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Michele Rowe officiating. A private family interment will take place in the Maple Creek Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Maple Creek United Church. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Violet Rud.