Rudolph “Rudy” Gerhardt Starman, 90, of Petersburg, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Arbor Care Rehabilitation Center, Neligh. He is survived by his wife MaryAnn of Petersburg, eight children: Bonnie (Pat) Baum of Albion, Jan (Jerry) Heithoff of Elgin, Rick (Jan) Starman of Petersburg, Frank (Jean) Starman of Kearney, Marilyn Hansen of Tilden, Deb (Kelly) Stewart of Norfolk, Jim (Christy) Starman of Omaha and Lisa (Brian) Spatz of Lincoln, 22 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, sister Marcella Schiltmeyer of Elgin, brother Norbert (Jan) Starman of Elgin, three sisters-in-law: Ann Beckman of Norfolk, Helen Preusser of Petersburg and Doris Beckman of Jackson, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents Ben and Paula Starman, parents-in-law Louis and Anna (Schiltmeyer) Beckman, son-in-law Chris Hansen, brothers-in-law: Tony Schiltmeyer, Jim Preusser, Leonard Beckman, Vet Beckman, Norbert Beckman and Stan Schainost, sisters-in-law: Clara Starman and Mary Rose Beckman-Schainost.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 2, 2022 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Raeville with Rev. Bernard Starman officiating. Burial followed in the parish cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin.
Levander Funeral Home of Elgin was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
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