Rudi Osmar Elicker, 46, died in the Saint John's Hospital in Santa Monica on Sept. 5, 2007.

Rudi is the son of Norberto and Helga Elicker of Crescent City. He is survived by his wife Elizabete Almeida; son, Thomas M. Elicker; daughter, Tiffany K. Elicker; and parents Norberto and Helga Elicker. He is also survived by his sister, Monica A. Elicker; brothers, Martinho E. Elicker, Enio E. Elicker and Valter L. Elicker.

Rudi was born in Caxias do Sul, R.S. Brazil on March 17, 1961 and came to the United States on Dec. 10, 1967 with his parents and siblings. Rudi formerly live in Lake Arrowhead, where he was a contractor for fine homes. His memorial service was at the Church of the Woods in Lake Arrowhead on Saturday, Sept. 15. There will be a Celebration of Life in his memory on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Grace Lutheran Church on Cooper and Meridian in Crescent City at 2 p.m. Friends are invited.