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Rudolph "Rudy" Almaguer '53 July 7, 2022 3:49 PM updated: July 7, 2022 4:04 PM

Rudolph Almaguer
October 19, 1931 – July 4, 2022

Rudolph “Rudy” Almaguer of The Woodlands, Texas died peacefully surrounded by family on July 4, 2022 at the age of 90. Born in San Antonio, Texas to his parents Rudolfo and Rita on October 19, 1931, he was the oldest of two children.

“Rudy,” as he was known to everyone, graduated from Texas A&M University in 1953 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Rudy was proud to be part of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and on the Corps Command Staff. After graduation Rudy enlisted in the United States Army. After serving his country during the Korean War, he retired honorably as First Lieutenant, Signal Corp United States Army.

Rudy then went on to a 30+ year successful career at IBM mainly as the Global Manager for the Petrochemical Team based in Houston, Texas. He retired in June of 1993 from IBM in Irving, Texas. Rudy was encouraged to participate in the Senior Olympics and after that he was hooked. He won countless gold, silver and bronze medals in the javelin, discus and shot put events but his main love and best event was the javelin. Rudy was a longtime member of Woodlands Church.

On September 1, 1984 in Jackson, Mississippi Rudy married his wife of 38 years Barbara Jordan Almaguer. Rudy was preceded in death by his parents Rudolfo and Rita and his sister Yolanda Jensen, of San Antonio, TX.

He is survived by his loving wife Barbara, additionally, his children: Michael Almaguer and his wife Kim of Richmond, TX; Randy and his wife Debbie of The Woodlands, TX; David and his wife Jill of Sugar Land, TX and Jackie and her husband Scott Humphrey of Gonzales, TX. He is also survived by five grandsons: Austin and his wife Alison and daughters Zora and Eiza, Ryan and his wife Kendall and Chase and his fiancé, Marcela and her daughter Max. In addition are his grandsons Jakob Humphrey and Jaron Humphrey. His surviving nephew is Harvey Jensen, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers are Austin Almaguer, Ryan Almaguer, Chase Almaguer, Jakob Humphrey, Jaron Humphrey and Scotty Trawick.

The family would like to thank the Memory Care staff of Avanti Senior Living at Vision Park for their loving care.

A celebration of Rudy’s life will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday July 9, 2022 at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home 18000 I-45, The Woodlands, TX. Visitation will be held at 10:00 A.M. prior to the service.

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