Richard A. Dudeck

Richard A. Dudeck, 62, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away unexpectedly, Friday, December 16th, 2022.


Richard was born August 12th, 1960, in La Porte, Indiana to Harry Sr. and Joan (Hubner) Dudeck.


Richard is survived by his mother, Loan Dudeck; a sister, Jennifer (Shawn) Estep; brothers, Harry L. (Nanette) Dudeck and Thomas (Vera) Dudeck; nieces, Angela (Mike) Blankenbaker, Stephani (Kristopher) Pullins, Crystal Garriott, and a nephew, Scott Mackey. He was preceded in death by his father.


Rich is a veteran who served four years in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed tractor pulling, attending car shows, and cruising around in his T-bucket. He enjoyed antique shopping and reminiscing about old toys, TV shows, and other items from his childhood. Rich was thoughtful and generous and loved showering his family with unique, funny, and unforgettable gifts. He always loved making family and friends laugh with his animated stories and expressions. Rich was a wonderful uncle to children in the family, blood-related or not. He will be remembered not only by the funny memories he made but also by the many special gifts he has given over the years that may be seen all around our homes. He was greatly loved and will be hugely missed.


Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana. 


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