March 23, 2020 | Village of Mortlach



Elma Edna Rudeen (née: Schultz) passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. Elma was born on the family farm north of Mazenod, SK on August 27th, 1927 to Gottfried and Regina Schultz. Elma was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church north of Mazenod. She attended Cathyrne School and Mazenod School. Elma was predeceased by her parents, her sisters Elsie Arsenault, Emelia Kot, Pauline Young, Frieda Dreger, and her only brother Alfred. Elma is survived by her husband, Alan; daughters: Gwen (Don) Peterson, Sharon (Tony) Oberding, and Rhonda (Gary) Lang; sons, Duane (Rashimah) Rudeen and Dennis Rudeen; grandchildren: Therese Oberding, David (Erin) Oberding, Melissa (Zack Beale) Oberding, Cheri Oberding, Steven Lang, Braeden (Courtney) Lang, Syafiqah Rudeen, Liyana Rudeen and Imran Rudeen; great-grandchildren: Erin Oberding, Cale Oberding, Ava Oberding, Logan Dougherty, Annabelle Beale, and Madeline Beale; sisters, Irene (Jake) Bartole and Martha Giroux; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. The family would like to thank Dr. Waldner and the staff at Chez Nous for the wonderful care and compassion they gave Elma. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Elma’s name may be made to The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2160 Broad St, Regina, SK S4P 1Y5 or The Riverside Mission, 40 Manitoba St E, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0A2.  Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane.  Michelle Surtees, Funeral Director 306-693-4550