In loving memory of a much beloved husband, father and grandfather, who was truly the "salt of the earth". Rudolph A. Kahler passed away May 29, 1997 at Crosslands Health Center, Sandy, Utah.
He was born January 24, 1907, to Tina and Louis Kahler in Emerson, Nebraska. He grew up on a farm in Norfolk, Nebraska. On June 14, 1933 he married Alice Rish, his wife of 64 years.They moved to Idaho Falls in 1943 and farmed for 12 years. Before leaving the farm, he became a valued employee of Tractor Sales, until he retired.
He was an example of how to live your life from day to day. Patience was his middle name. He was a kind, loving, loyal, trustworthy, honest man, loved by all who knew him. We shall all mis him terribly, but will be better people because of him.
The family expresses their appreciation for the staff at Crosslands, particularly nurses, Tracey, Jolene and Annette, who truly gave him loving care.
He is survived by his wife, Alice; daughters, Peggy Wadsworth, Draper; Charlene Hiatt, Fort Collins, Colorado; son, LaMonte Kahler, San Diego; sisters, Lillian Versackes, Arizona; Alice Smith, Verna Smith, Arizona; brother, Leonard Kahler, California; brothers, Art and Ray, recently preceded him in death. Survivors also include 13 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Buck-Sullivan Funeral Home, Idaho Falls, Idaho, Monday, June 2, 1997, 11:30 a.m. Viewing will be one hour prior.
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