Father Franz Joseph Rudolf

 

Erected by:  Holy Family Parish 1968

Located:  Northwest corner of the Holy Family Church, On Main and Pearl Streets, Oldenburg, Indiana


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Born in Battenhelm, Alsace, April 23, 1813
 "Founder of Village of Spires"
Appointed Pastor 1844
Built Stoe Church 1845-Present Church 1862
Founded Convent of Sisters of St. Francis 1851
Served as Civic Leader and
Missionary in Area
Buried June 1, 1866 Below
Church Sanctuary

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