Age 57 Of St. Paul Park Passed away peacefully on December 18, 2013. Preceded in death by his parents Jerome & Helen Rutz, nephews Joseph Rutz and Scott Sorensen. Survived by his loving brother Robert (Rita) Rutz and sisters Kathy (Jerry) Sorensen and Barb (Tim) Ramboldt. Joe's life passion was fishing and enjoying time with his family and friends. A Special Thank You to the staff at the Golden LivingCenter, HealthEast Hospice, and Regions Hospital for their wonderful care, compassion and support. Joe will be paying it forward with his donation to The University of Minnesota Medical School Anatomy Bequest Program. Private family services will celebrate Joe's life.