Rudolph “Rudy” M. Maris, 83, died peacefully in Stevensville, MI on June 12, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born on Father’s Day, June 18, 1933 to Rudolph S. and Ann Corinne (Sturbitz) Maris in Hibbing, MN.
He attended school in Fargo, graduating from Shanley High School in 1951. Rudy then attended NDSU where he was a member of Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1956. He served in the United States Army from 1956 until being honorably discharged in 1962.
On July 16, 1962 Rudy was united in marriage to Connie Sampsell in Kansas City, MO.
He served as President of Ohio Trailer, Tee-Nee Trailer Co., and Maris Distributing Co. which he founded with his brother, Roger in 1967.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Roger.
He is survived by his wife, Connie; six children, four grandchildren, five nephews, and four nieces.
There will be a visitation from 1-3:00 PM on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. The graveside service will be at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.