Rudy Kaudelka Sr. (9/10/1942 - 6/8/2018)

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Services for Rudy Kaudelka, Sr. age 75 of Palestine will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 11, 2018 at Bailey & Foster Chapel. Burial will follow in Palestine City Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

Mr. Kaudelka passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He was born September 10, 1942 in Palestine to Walter Kurt and Margareta Elizabeth (Schuh) Kaudelka. Mr. Kaudelka was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He was a building contractor for more than 30 years. He loved to hunt, travel and spend time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Walter "Sonny" Kaudelka, sisters, Freida Keck and Helen Kaudelka. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Martha Kaudelka of Palestine, daughter Marquis Tidwell and husband David, sons, Rudy Kaudelka, Jr. and wife Tracey, and Derrick Kaudelka and wife Christi, seven grandchildren, Matthew Dowdy, Kalli Kellum, Brett Tidwell, Victoria Tidwell, Christian Kaudelka, Lauren Kaudelka and Kendall Tidwell, three great grandchildren Tenley Rogers, Sawyer Kellum and Kapp Dowdy, and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Brett Tidwell, Christian Kaudelka, Todd Hyden, Ty Kellum, Matthew Dowdy, and Curtis Axum.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, 207 S. Magnolia, Palestine, Texas 75801.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on June 9, 2018