Sadly, the family of Albert Rutman (Al), born November 18, 1928, of Winnipeg announces his passing on June 8, 2015, at the Simkin Centre. The family appreciates the care that Al received from the staff at the Centre.
Albert was the much loved husband of Rose (Cookie) and father to Ray and wife Linda, Sondra and husband Jason, and Fred, and grandfather to Leah (Dan) and Evan (Kristen) and Shael and Zane. Also grieving his loss are his sisters Cecile Meyrowitz (Sam, deceased) and Bernice Burko (Chilo, deceased), along with his many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews, with whom he had a special bond. Albert was predeceased by his parents, Esther and Sam.
Albert lived a life filled with many friends, playing bridge and golfing and gladly helping whoever and whenever he could. For 30 years, he was a Sales Representative employed by the London Life Insurance Company. In spite of suffering through many health problems, he always had a smile and a joke for everyone he met.
Funeral services were held at Etz Chayim Synagogue on June 10, with interment at Shaarey Zedek Cemetery. If desired, donations in his name may be made to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, or any charity of your choice. Albert will be loved and remembered by all his family and friends.