Monte Everett Rudd, 63, passed away peacefully in his West Haven home on Friday, December 2, 2016. He was born, February 14, 1953 to Berneice Skinner Rudd and Reuben Everett Rudd in Soda Springs, Idaho. Monte graduated from Dugway High School, Dugway, Utah in 1971. Following high school, he attended Utah State University. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1975 and served on the Silent Drill Team in Washington DC. Monte was tremendously proud of his service with the Marine Corps and Silent Drill Team.
While stationed in Washington DC, he met his sweetheart Barbara Jean Lucier. They were married on August 21, 1976. Together they had nine daughters.
Monte and his family returned to Utah after leaving active duty military service in 1977. He worked as a finish carpenter for several years, during which time he traveled to Homer, Alaska on two occasions to build homes for the Alaskan Native population. Monte worked as a security guard for several years at the International Center, Salt Lake City, the Triad Center, Salt Lake City, and Defense Depot Ogden. He worked as an electrician and then a customer service clerk at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. He retired with a 28 year civil service career in April of 2012. Monte enjoyed camping, 4-wheeling, shooting guns, and spending time with his wonderful grandchildren.
Monte is survived by his wife, Barbara Rudd; daughters, Randi Pearson, Vallaree McArthur (Luke), Amberly Coburn (Todd), Kerry Fain (Chad), Riki Garcia (Joe), Shari Rudd, Marty Satterfield (Graham), Hillary Teasley (Brad), Gracie Rudd and 21 grandchildren.
Monte is preceded in death by his father, Reuben E. Rudd; mother, Berneice Skinner Rudd; brother, Roger Woodall; brother, Randy Woodall; granddaughter, Miriam Coburn; and son, Junior Rudd.
Services will be held Monday, December 19, 2016 at the Country Meadows Ward meeting house, located at 3300 South 4700 West, West Haven, Utah. Memorial service will be held from 9:30-11:00 am, and open house for those wishing to pay respects from 11:00-12:00 noon. Graveside Service for family members will be held at the Brigham City Cemetery from 2:00-3:00pm.
Arrangements made under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.
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