Rudolf Guth, “Rudie”, passed away on Sunday June 26
in a tragic motorcycle accident while riding with his best friend Gerald by his
side. He will be remembered that day wearing a huge smile, exclaiming “this is
amazing- I love it so much!”
was born on April 24, 1964 to his proud parents, Maxine and Dieter Guth, in
Brockville, Ontario (Canada). He married the love of his life- his “Sunshine”-
Michelle in 2002. They made a home for their blended family in Meridian, Idaho,
and when the two of them weren’t dancing together in the kitchen or watching the
night sky from their backyard, they could be found exploring the world together.
They shared a joy for life that served as a beautiful example to everyone they
had recently retired from a long career in banking and enthusiastically began
the adventures from his “bucket list.” He loved to travel. Since his
guys’ fishing trip. He enjoyed fishing at his cabin in Donnelly, golfing with
retirement, Kevin made memories in Thailand, Costa Rica, and on a much-loved
many passions in life, but it was his family that was his greatest source of
his Monday Night Mayhem buddies, and laying in his hammock in Costa Rica. He had
happiness. Kevin’s sense of humor and immense, kind heart were loved by all.
is survived by his bride of 14 years, Michelle, and his children- Alex and
Benjamin Guth, Caleb and Makala Knutson, and Makala’s partner Jordan Harris. He
is also survived by his parents Dieter and Maxine Guth, his mother-in-law Gail
Aanstad, his brother Steve Guth and his wife Sandra. Kevin adored his many
nieces and nephews.
had a tremendous respect and appreciation for our veterans. He was a volunteer
and mentor for the Wyakin Warrior Project. In lieu of flowers, please send
donations via http://wyakin.org/donate/.
join us for his memorial service on July 9
at 11:00 am at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel (5400 W. Fairview Ave, Boise). A
celebration of Kevin’s life to follow at the Capital City Event Center (622 W.
Idaho St, Boise).