Lowell R. Rudd, 80, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013 at his home in Mason, MI. Lowell was born on June 19, 1933 in Lansing, MI to Hugh and Dorothy (Marx) Rudd.

Lowell grew up in Lansing, MI. He graduated from Holt High School in 1951. After high school he graduated from Michigan State University.  He worked for Holt High School as a Physics teacher, retiring after 35 years with the district.

Lowell married Margo (Smith) in 1954 in Lansing, MI. They were happily married for 59 years. He enjoyed being outside, with fishing being one of his greatest passions.

Lowell is survived by his spouse, Margo of Mason, MI; his sons, Mark (Nancy) and Matt (Deb) and daughter, Julie (Pat) of Michigan; his grandchildren, Erin (Chris) Plunkett, Paul Rudd, Natasha (Brandon) Kearney, Lucas Rudd and Josh Rudd; and his great-grandchildren, Hannah, Ella, and Sophia Plunkett.

A memorial service will be held at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, 2121 N. Cedar St., Holt, MI 48842 at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2013. The family will be greeting friends and relatives one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at North Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to McLaren Hospice, 2316 South Cedar St., Suite 600, Lansing, MI 48910.

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    Audrey Gunn Morris Says:

    Mr. Rudd was my favorite and most inspirational teacher. He made a difference. May his family be comforted by having spent many years with such a special person.

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    anonymous class of 94 Says:

    The world has lost an amazing man. Few could inspire so many young minds over such a vast period of time. Feels like yesterday I was sitting in class listening in amazement to a teacher who spoke to us as if we were adults and challenged us to question the lesson plan, to ask why? To ask how? My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Thank you Mr. Rudd!

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    Dennis Beland Says: Says:

    One of the best teachers at Holt. I’ll always remember him.
    Sennis Class 1968

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    Gloria Granger Brushwyler Says:

    I have fond memories of Mr. Rudd’s exuberant teaching style!

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    Sarah Tombelli Says:

    My his sole rest in peace, and my condolences.

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