Rudolf Joe Dvorak died April 6. He was 77. 

Mr. Dvorak was born Sept. 15, 1935, Vinko and Franciska Dvorak in Lipovljani (near Novska), Croatia. He lived in Austria for two years before coming to the United States in 1965. He married Ana Markovic in 1972. He worked as a production worker for 32 years with the fire screen company Portland Willamette.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ana; daughter, Mary Gamble (Ian); son, Joe Dvorak (Jane); two grandsons; and brother, Slavko Dvorak.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 18, at St. Ignatius Church.