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Anita J. Rudd, 59, of Peoria, passed away at 5:55 AM on Monday, October 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born on August 16, 1958 in San Antonio, TX to Charles M. and Margaret (Orsini) Crowe. She married Kevin L. Rudd in Peoria on May 30, 1980. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2007 in Peoria. She was also preceded by her father and one son, Paul Rudd.

Anita is survived by her mother Margaret Crowe of Peoria; three children Mary Ann (Jacob) Cox, Samantha S. Rudd, and Jack C. Rudd all of Peoria; two grandchildren Alana and Sammy Cox both of Peoria; one brother Tony (Robin) Crowe also of Peoria; and a large extended family.

Anita had been a stage hand at the Peoria Civic Center, and was a member of IATSE Local # 139 of Peoria.

A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Friends may call on the family from 5:00 to 7:00 PM prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to any local animal shelter.

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