Rudolph Rysanek Surrounded by his family, Rudolph (Rudy) Rysanek passed away on April 16, 2019, at approximately 10:50 AM at his home in Torrance, California. Rudy is survived by his wife Rin and three children Ryan, Joseph and Briana; brothers Ronald, Richard and John; sisters Cathy, Maria and Barbara; sisters-in-law Rosemarie and Nan; seven nieces and nephews; four great nieces and nephews; mom Joan; dad Bob and uncle Fred. Rudy is loved by the many friends he has made over the years. He has touched their hearts as they have also touched his. Rudy’s passing comes at the end of a long struggle with cancer. His ability to maintain optimism with odds that were not in his favor, shows his strength, love, and courage taking him to a place where he can rest without pain. Rudy’s death comes with great sadness to his family and friends. We will celebrate his life with a visitation, church service, and social gathering. Come celebrate the joys of Rudy’s life. Visitation Monday, April 22, 2019, 5:00 - 9:00 PM Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd Torrance, CA 90503 Service (Mass) Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:00 PM St James Catholic Church 415 Vincent Street Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Social Gathering Immediately following church service Address: across from the church (address TBD) Rudy, you will always be loved and will always be missed. Our thoughts are prayers are with you always.

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  1. Rin my heart goes out to you and the little ones as well as the rest of the family I wish I could make it there for the services but unfortunately I can’t. Bagel and your family will always be in my prayers. God bless

  2. My heart is broken and filled with deep sadness for Rin, Joseph, Brianna and Ryan. Rudy is now pain-free and will be watching over all of you. My love to all of you at this very sad time.

  3. So hard to believe and sad beyond words! My heart goes out to all the family! I’ll be keeping you all in my prayers. Wish I could attend the service, but sadly I am unable. Sending my love and hugs to you all! Rudy will be missed!!

  4. There are no words to express the sadness I feel in my heart with Rudy’s passing. Although I had not seen Rudy in quite a few years, his friendship never waivered. He will live on within each of our hearts, forever remembered. Sending my heart-filled and loving condolences to your beautiful family. Eternal love exists beyond the clouds. Spread those majestic wings of yours and soar freely, my friend. I love you.

  5. Dear Rin, Ryan, Joseph, Brianna, Joan, Bob, Richard, Ronald, Maria, Cathy, John, Barbara and all his niece’s, nephews, and other family members…
    It has taken me over 1/2 a dozen times to get through this beautiful tribute made for my Childhood friend Rudy. A heart of gold, a smile so bright, a good man. We grew up as “family”. The Avenue C family and my baby sister Joann’s brother-in-law through her marraige to his brother John (may they meet each other in heaven and come together again)…and no matter the distance and the time that goes by your “family” is always your family. I cry as I write this, it kills me to have to know the pain and loss you are all dealing with. I am sending each of you my deepest, heartfelt condolences. Forever be free of your pain and suffering my friend…I am so upset with this grief, but I am thankful God now has an given an Angel to watch over all of his beloved family.
    With all my love to you all…fly high Rudy, fly high!!!

  6. Rudy & Richard worked on our home that started with painting a room in the house & ended painting the entire interior a pool, spa, waterfall, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, new furniture & a new outdoor home. We had a wonderful friendship with Rudy. Rudy was just the most pleasant person with his beautiful smile, eyes, & personality that just made your day. I haven’t seen Rudy since but we all remember him, & have pictures with him. We always remember my 2 year old loved coins, & kept them in his pockets. Rudy played with Brandon & held him upside down playfully his coins would fall Out. Rudy would say “give me all your money” my son loved that & still remembers he’s 22 now. We have very good positive memories of Rudy. We just can’t believe a strong healthy young Rudy has passed away. We are deeply saddened that Rudy is no longer with us. Our deepest condolences to his wife Rin children Ryan, Joseph, & Briana. My prayer & thoughts to the Rysanek family specially his mother Joan & father Bob. May the Lord forgive, and receive Rudy with open arms & give him eternal and everlasting peace in Gods Kingdom. Rudy you will never be forgotten Rest In Peace.

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