Robert Krosting

September 26, 1960 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 61)


Robert Dean (Rudy) Krosting, age 61, died at his mountain property south of Pilot Rock, October 26, 2021. He was born in Pendleton Oregon, September 26, 1960 to Rudy and Louisa (Fahrenwald) Krosting. He graduated from Pilot Rock high school in 1979. Rudy worked in the logging industry for a number of years and most recently was employed by the Oregon Department of Transportation.

He married his sweetheart, Cindy Chewning, May 8, 2004. At that time he welcomed two stepsons into his life, Justin and Matt Hair. Together they raised their two sons. Rudy enjoyed spending time at his mountain properties, hunting, and other outdoor activities. For quite a number of years he also enjoyed being Santa Claus to his nieces and nephews and many other Pilot Rock children.

Rudy was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Norman Krosting, and his mother-in-law, Judy Chewning. He is survived by his wife and their two sons, sisters: Karen and Alan Thacker, Kathy and John Creason, sister-in-law Kathleen Krosting, as well as his father-in-law Willie Chewning, brothers-in-law: Brad and Detonia Chewning, Blake and Stacy Chewning, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at Pendleton Pioneer Chapel, Pendleton OR. Following the service there will be a potluck reception at Pilot Rock Community Center, 285 NW Cedar Place, Pilot Rock OR. If you are able, please bring a salad or dessert.

For those who would like to make a memorial contribution, the family suggests PAWS ( Pendleton Animal Welfare Shelter) donations may be sent to PAWS @ 517 SE 3rd ST Pendleton OR 97801 or to Pendleton Pioneer Chapel @ 131 SE Byers Ave, Pendleton OR 97801.

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Memorial Service
November 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Pendleton Pioneer Chapel, Folsom-Bishop
131 SE Byers Avenue
Pendleton, OR 97801

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