Dr. Orlando Rutherford Ruschmeyer, 96, of Lauderdale, died Oct. 16, 2021.
He was predeceased by his father Adolph Ruschmeyer; mother, Gertrude (Sell) Ruschmeyer; sister, Darnelle Hendrix (Samuel); two brothers-in-law; and two sisters-in-law.
He was survived by his wife of 70 years, Gloria Helen Ruschmeyer (Tow); daughter, Ann Donovan (Larry); son James; sisters, Donna Marie Mills (James), Elna Mae Peterson; and sister-in-law, Virginia Rae Carlson (Ralph).
Orlando’s life was celebrated Nov. 8, 2021, at Sunset Funeral Home. Memorials are preferred to the University of Minnesota Environmental Health Sciences Fund.