Rudy H. Ose, 82, of Crystal Lake, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.
He was born Jan. 7, 1930, to Rosa and Ernst Ose in Bad Blankenburg, Germany.
He moved to the United States as a machinist with Terra Cotta Industries. In his lifetime, Rudy watched the Berlin Wall both rise and fall. He was a hard worker and above all, a great father.
Rudy is survived by his children, Falko, Sandy, and Marilyn (Danny) Ose; his grandchildren, Sheila, Aleah, and Tana; his sister, Edid; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Helmut, his sister Ilsa, his son Jeffrey, and his step-daughter Evette.
A memorial visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, with a memorial service held at 7 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com. For more information, please call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.