Robert Dale Dudte

February 11, 1947 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 74)


Robert Dale Dudte, 74 of Polk passed away Monday March 29, 2021 at his home. He was born

February 11, 1947 in Ashland the son of Kenneth and Mildred Swaisgood Dudte. He was a 1965

graduate of Ashland High School and worked at Pioneer National Latex for 47 years. Robert was a

member of the Ashland Grace Brethren Church and loved woodworking.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Lifer Dudte, to whom he was married March 6, 1966, a

son, Tom (Janeen) Dudte of Hillard, a daughter, Deborah (Guy) Keener of Ashland, a son-in-law, Ted

Gauss of Polk, 14 grandchildren 9 great grandchildren, a brother, Jim (Roseanna) Dudte of Polk, and

two sisters, Donna Dudte of Kentucky and Shirley (Donald) Curtis of Ashland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two daughters, Laurie and Kristina.

Services will be 2:00 PM Thursday April 1, 2021 at Ashland Grace Brethren Church with Pastors Dan

Allan and Norm Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery.

Friends may call from 12-2 pm at the church before the service.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland County Cancer Association 1011 East Main Street

Suite A Ashland, OH 44805.

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April 1, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ashland Grace Brethren Church

Funeral Service
April 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Ashland Grace Brethren Church

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