On Sunday, January 2, 2022 Mr. Laurence Rutledge of Wainwright, Alberta passed away suddenly at his home at the age of 65 years.
He is survived by his loving family; three children, Chad (Melissa) Rutledge, Corey (Patricia Stuart) Rutledge, Lisa (Nick) Zelenika; as well as their mother, Arlene Rutledge all of Wainwright; seven grandchildren, Haylie Rutledge, Morgan Rutledge, Riley Rutledge, Wyatt Rutledge, Cody Rutledge, Eloise Zelenika, Benjamin Zeleinka; Wyatt and Cody’s mother, Charlene Rutledge; step-mom, Lorraine Rutledge of Wainwright; mother-in-law, Evelyn Arneson of Wainwright; two brothers, John (Bonnie) Rutledge of Wainwright, Ken (Michele) Rutledge of Hardisty, Alberta; sister, Judy (Henry) Fenton of Wainwright; sister-in-laws and brother-in-law, Carole Rutledge of Wainwright, Lois (Ernie) Dempsey of Edgerton; numerous nieces and nephews. Laurence was predeceased by his son, Donovan Rutledge; parents, Gordon and Margaret Rutledge; father-in-law, Melvin Arneson; brothers, Jim Rutledge and Ed Rutledge; infant sister, Kathleen Rutledge; brothers-in-law, Mervin Arneson and John Arneson.
A Funeral service for Laurence will be conducted on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM from the Grace United Church, Wainwright. This service is open to the public and the Restrictions Exemption Program will be implemented. Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test will be required for attendance. Interment will take place following cremation at the Wainwright Cemetery.