Patricia Dudek

Patricia Dudek of Grafton died Friday, Oct. 5, at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington. She was 85 years old.

Mrs. Dudek, who moved with her husband Ralph to Ozaukee County in 1977 and settled in Grafton in 2000, worked as meal site coordinator for Ozaukee County before retiring in 1998.

She was born in Waukesha on Aug. 29, 1933, the daughter of Peter and Leona Schmelling Pope.  

Mrs. Dudek graduated from Waukesha High School in 1951.  

On Sept. 29, 1956, she married Ralph Dudek at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waukesha.  

Mrs. Dudek and her husband enjoyed traveling throughout the world. Her favorite destination was  Portugal.

She is survived by her husband Ralph; son Michael (Ann) Dudek of Manhattan, Kan.; brother James (Gaynor) Pope of The Villages, Fla.; and sister-in-law Kay Pope of Vancouver, Wash.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Thomas Pope.

Formal funeral services will not be held.

Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington, is handling the arrangements.



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