George  Dudich Sr.


George Dudich Sr., 85, of Georgetown, passed away at 9:04 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2019, at North Logan Health Care, Danville.
He was born August 5, 1933, in Westville, Ill., the son of John and Susan (Yuhas) Dudich, both deceased.
He was united in marriage to Emma Jean Lewis in Westville in 1958 until her passing in July of 1998.
He will be missed by his son, George (Barbara) Dudich Jr. of Westville; his daughter-in-law, Heidi Dudich of Tennessee; his grandchildren, Andrew Dudich of Tilton and Amanda Dudich of Westville; his sisters-in-law, Bobbie Dudich of Danville and Donna Larbes of Georgetown; and special friend, Sandy Taillon.
He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Dudich; his brother, John Dudich Jr.; and his sister, Eleanor Holycross.
George was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict from 1955 to 1957. He had held positions at Eureka and Bohn Aluminum, as well as Georgetown Waterworks. He later worked for the Georgetown School District until his retirement.
He loved to work in his garden, go fishing and hunt mushrooms. George enjoyed working for the School and talking with kids and also working for Georgetown Waterworks.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 231 N. State St., Westville, with Father Sauppe officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Georgetown, 200 E. West St., with Rosary to be at 3:30 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Westville.
Memorial donations may be given in his name to donor's choice of charity. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at
Published on May 13, 2019
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2 posts

Bill Bland
May 21, 2019
I worked with George at Eureka Printing, sorry to see his passing. A very nice person. Condolences to his family.
RIP George.
Jan Hall Nimrick
May 20, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. George - I admire the effort you took to give your dad the very best care. Prayers for you and your family.