Rudie Klopman-Baerselman

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January 11, 1937 ~ November 25, 2017
"Rudie was loved by many and was always known
for being such a kind and happy man."

Rudie Klopman-Baerselman was born Jan. 11th, 1937 in Surabaya, Indonesia to Charlotte Augenstein and Steven Gerrit Klopman-Baerselman. Shortly after, he and his family moved to the Netherlands.
In 1960, after the merchant marines, Rudie immigrated to the United States of America where he met and married Connie Jean Howard. Connie sadly passed away in 1995.
Rudie is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Muriel; step-daughter, Rebecca; three sons, Steve (Robyn), Eric (Tiffany) and Tom (Aimee); and 10 loving grandchildren.
The service will be held on Sun., Dec. 3rd at 2 p.m. at Eric and Tiffany 's barn, 40910 SE 30th St., Washougal, WA.
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Funeral Home
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation
325 NE 3rd Ave.
Camas, WA 98607
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Published in The Columbian on Nov. 29, 2017