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


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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