Rudolph J. “Rudy” Senft

Rudolph J. “Rudy” Senft

George, Lyon County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Aug 1974 (aged 60)
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 54958415 · View Source
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Worked at the Table Rock Argus from 1940-1974.
Married to Martha Schneider.
Father of two children: June and John.

(Posted courtesy of the Table Rock Historical Society.)

Table Rock Argus, Aug. 22, 1974.


Rudolph J. Senft was born January 18, 1914, at George, Iowa, oldest son of Rev. Hans Senft. As an infant he was baptized in the Lutheran faith and as a young man confirmed. He always appreciated his faith and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Humboldt.

He graduated from Lutheran Academy and College at Hebron, Nebraska. He immediately began working in the newspaper office at Hebron and remained there until purchasing his own paper, the Argus, in Table Rock in 1940 of-which he was editor and publisher, until his sudden death on August 13.

He was united in marriage to Martha Schneider. To this union two children were born, June and John.

Rudy was an active member of the community for all these years and was respected by the citizens of all ages. He was preceded in death by his father Rev. Hans Senft.

Survivors include his wife Martha, Mr. and Mrs. John Senft and family, Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. James Wright, David and Lisa of Neola, Iowa; his mother, Mrs. Elsie Senft of Monticello, Iowa; three brothers, one sister, and a number of other relatives and a host of friends.

Out of town relatives for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wright and family, Neola, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. John Senft and family, Lincoln, Nebr.; Mrs. Elsie Sendt, Monticello, Iowa; Rev. and Mrs. Herman Senft, Nora Springs, Iowa; Dr. and Mrs. Otto Senft, Providence, R.I.; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beckman, Gothenberg, Nebr.;Mr. and Mrs. R. R. McCormick and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy McCormick and son, Junction City, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Ries, WaKeeney, Kansas; Mrs. Robert Eckele, Sharon Springs, Kansas; and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Meyers, Fairbury, Nebr.

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  • Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
  • Added: 14 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54958415
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rudolph J. “Rudy” Senft (18 Jan 1914–13 Aug 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54958415, citing Table Rock Cemetery, Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .