Obituary for Ronald "Ron" Kudick
Ronald “Ron” Kudick, 65, Denmark, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born on January 28, 1952, son of Vernand and Julia (Ourada) Kudick. He was a 1970 graduate of Denmark High School. On May 20, 1972, Ron married his high school sweetheart, Lynn Koenig at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Stangelville. He owned Packerland Concrete Construction in Denmark. He enjoyed his years cooking at supper clubs, including the one he owned. Ron loved to go hunting and golfing. He loved and cherished his time with his granddaughters. He played in many polka bands throughout his years. Ron was a proud Packer Season Ticket Holder since he was 16 years old. He coached Junior High football at Denmark in the early 1980’s. He was a member of the Denmark American Legion. Ron was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Denmark.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn; two daughters: Amy Kudick; Beth (Bob) Johanek; three granddaughters: Madison, Amber, and Kaitlyn Johanek; mother, Julia Kudick; mother-in-law: Margaret Koenig; sisters-in-law: Jackie Kudick; Cheryl (Ralph) Demmin; Faith (Glenn) Jaeger; brothers-in-law: Mike Koenig; John (Cheryl) Koenig; Tom (Marilyn) VanderKinter; godchildren: Matt Demmin; Luke Koenig; Jillian Churman; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, the newest great-nephew, Gabriel Ronald (born March 30, 2017, named after his favorite great-uncle), other relatives, and friends.
Ron was preceded in death by his father, Vernand; two brothers: Glenn and Tom Kudick; sister, Cheryl VanderKinter; nephew, Jeff VanderKinter; father-in-law, Wilbert Koenig.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
Family and friends may pay their respects at Cotter Funeral Home-Denmark Chapel, 536 County Road R, Denmark, on Monday, April 3, from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, with a prayer service at 7:30pm. Visitation will continue on Tuesday at the funeral home from 9:00am until 10:00am. Friends are then requested to meet at All Saints Catholic Church in Denmark for an 11:00am mass with Fr. Kevin Ori officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to thank Dr. Nancy Davis, the cancer team at the Lombardi Cancer Center, and the Aurora Home Healthcare team.