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Philip Daniel Rud

Philip Daniel Rud

Philip Daniel Rud, 26, passed away unexpectedly in Texas on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

Philip was born on Aug. 14, 1987, in Bagley, Minn. to Daniel Rud and Sylvia Rud.

He lived in Fosston, Minn. for a year and then moved to Superior, Wis. At age four he moved to Texas where he attended school. Philip returned to Superior, Wis. each summer during his childhood to spend time with his family. In 2010, he moved back to Wis. until 2012, returning to Texas to live.

Philip loved camping, fishing, hunting and spending time in the Wisconsin outdoors. He enjoyed drawing and building furniture and birdhouses.

He worked in the construction industry as a carpenter in Texas and for Nortruss in Superior, Wis.

He will be greatly missed by his father, Daniel (Jane) Rud, Superior; his mother Sylvia Rud, West Tawakoni, Texas; two brothers, Steven (Tania) Hale and Jeremy Lanier both of Texas and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 in the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Avenue, Superior, Wis. and continue until the 3 p.m. memorial service.

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