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Rudolf Franz Rewaj (1951 - 2013)

  • "We will miss you at the VA."
    - Vanezza Van Buskirk
  • "So sorry for your loss."
    - Cyndi Garrison
  • "I have lots of good memories growing up with Rudy and Rich...."
    - Stuart Rauh
  • "Rudy was a dear friend; loyal, funny and always there when..."
  • "My thoughts and prayers are with you."
    - Barb Newhart

Rudolf Franz Rewaj


Rudolf F. "Rudy" Rewaj, 62, passed from this life on Friday, September 13, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m., on Wednesday, September 18, at Iles Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines. Burial with full military honors will follow at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.

Rudy was born on March 12, 1951, in Salzburg, Austria, to Franz and Sofia (Blum) Rewaj. He was a graduate of Johnston High School. After 20 years, he retired from the U.S. Air Force. On March 16, 1974, Rudy was united in marriage to Yu-Mei "Paula" Wang in Taipei, Taiwan.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 39 years, Paula Rewaj of Urbandale; two daughters, Christie May Rewaj and Karen Rewaj both of Urbandale; and one grandson, Cole James Rewaj. Rudy was preceded into eternal life by his parents; and one brother, Richard Rewaj.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, at the funeral home.

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Published in Des Moines Register from Sept. 15 to Sept. 17, 2013
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Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel
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