Dr. Jack M. Rudd


Dr. Jack M. Rudd, DDS, of Wichita, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Catholic Care Center in Bel Aire, Kan., at the age of 85.
Jack was born the son of Harold and Vivian (Phares) Rudd on Wednesday, May 9, 1934, in Wellington, Kan. He graduated from Wellington High School and went on to graduate from the University of Kansas. Jack then received his postgraduate degree of doctor of dental surgery from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Rudd operated a dental practice in Wellington, Kan., and later in Derby, Kan.
In 1975, Jack and Mildred R. Rudd were united in marriage in Derby, Kan. Together, they celebrated 37 years of marriage before her passing in 2012.
Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two step-daughters: Amy Hawthorne and Kathleen Loehr.
Survivors include his daughter, Lori Page and her husband, Mike, of Nappanee, Ind.; daughter Sherri Newlin and her husband, Tod, of Wichita, Kan.; step-children: Mary Fowler and her husband, Steve, of Rose Hill, Kan., Peggy Clark and her husband, Brad, of Wichita, Kan., Ann Loehr, of Hutchinson, Kan.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Ann Fogal and her husband, Les, of Clarkston, Wash. At the request of Jack, there will be no services held.
A memorial fund has been established in his memory to the Wellington Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, Wellington, Kan. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.
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