Rudolph J. Kuchar


Rudolph Joseph Kuchar, 100, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away October 21, 2022, at Valley Senior Living on Columbia in Grand Forks.

Rudolph was born July 2, 1922, in Edmore, ND, the son of Ralph & Anastasia (Matejcek) Kuchar. He grew up and graduated from Edmore High School in 1940.

He entered the US Army 1942 and was stationed at Camp Carson in Colorado and Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska while in the service through the Army Specialized Training Program. He was honorably discharged in 1946. He graduated in 1949 from UND with a BSEE.

He married Donna Yeager on June 23, 1949, in St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks.

Rudolph was president of KBM, Inc. in Grand Forks, Past Grand Knight in Knights of Columbus, Past Exalted Ruler (1974) Elks Club of G.F., National Director representing ND for CEC, Past President of GF Country Club, Live Member of the DAV, American Legion, St. Michael’s Church finance committee, and a member of St. Anne’s Board of Directors.

He is survived by daughter, Karen (Edwin) Aamodt of Grand Forks; son, William (Tamara) Kuchar of Buffalo, MN; daughter-in-law, Susan Kuchar of Prior Lake, MN; 10 grandchildren & 13 great-grandchildren.

Rudolph is preceded in death by his wife, Donna; son, Robert; brother, Raymond; grandson, Joseph Aamodt and granddaughter, Trista Kuchar.

Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 10:30 AM at St. Michael’s Church 524 5th Ave N. Grand Forks, ND.

Visitation: the hour prior to the Mass at the church.

Interment: Calvary North Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND.

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