In Memory of Rudolf Von Watzdorf ’65

RUDOLF A. VON WATZDORF ’65 of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, died Sept. 22, 2020. At Ripon, he majored in history, economics and German, participated in WRPN Radio and athletics, and was commissioned through ROTC. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. His Army awards include the Gallantry Cross with Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, The Purple Heart, Air Medal, Air Medal with 13 Oak Leaf Clusters and National Defense Service Medal. He retired in 2000 as vice president of the former Chase Manhattan Bank, now JPMorgan Bank, after 35 years. He was a Knight of the Order of St. John. Survivors include his wife, Annette; and three daughters.