Obituary | Rudolph A. Tonz, 100, of Sun Prairie, formerly of West Bend


August 13, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Rudolph A. Tonz, 100, of Sun Prairie, formerly of West Bend, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 11, 2019.


Rudolph was born on April 17, 1919, the son of the late Frank and Mary (nee Filler) Tonz and he was united in marriage to Jean Sprender. Rudolph was a member of McKinley Lodge #307 of Free and Accepted Masons. and a member of the Tripoli Shrine of Milwaukee. He volunteered for the Washington County Humane Society and for the Washington County Senior Center.


Those Rudolph leaves behind to cherish his memory include his two children, Janine (Michael) Simkins of Sun Prairie and Janice Tonz of Eagle, Co; a grandson, Patrick Simkins; other relatives and friends.


In addition to his parents, Rudolph was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Tonz.


In honor of Rudolph’s wishes, no services will be held.


Donations to Washington County Humane Society are welcomed in Rudy’s memory. The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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