Rudie Klopman-Baerselman was born January 11th, 1937 in Surabaya, Indonesia to Charlotte Augenstein and Steven Gerrit Klopman-Baerselman. Shortly after, he and his family moved to the Netherlands. In 1960, after the merchant marines, he immigrated to the United States of America where he met Connie Jean Howard. They then had 3 sons; Steve, Eric and Tom. In 1995 his wife, Connie, sadly passed away. In 1997, he married Muriel Soffner. Rudie was loved by many and was always known for being such a kind and happy man. He is survived by his beloved wife Muriel, his step daughter Rebecca of the Netherlands, his first son Steve and his wife Robyn, middle son Eric and his wife Tiffany, and his youngest son Tom and his wife Aimee. He will be greatly missed by his 10 loving grandchildren; Hailee Marie, Rebeca Nicole, Tanner Gerrit, Bailee Jean, Nicholas Rudie, Breann Kay, Isabelle Katherine, Lacey Jo, Tyler Eugene, and Jenna LeeAnne. The service will be held on Sunday December 3rd at 2 O’Clock pm at Eric and Tiffany ‘s barn. The address is 40910 S.E. 30th Street Washougal, Washington.