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Rosann Dudiak

Rosann Marie “Rose” Dudiak

March 9th, 1954 - March 27th, 2022

Rose's Obituary

Rosann Marie Dudiak, 68, of New Buffalo, passed away at Franciscan Hospital in Michigan City, IN, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, MI.

Rose was born on March 9, 1954 in Michigan City, IN to the late Casimer and Sophia (Rudecki) Krycka. She was a 1972 graduate of New Buffalo High School and furthered her education with a associates degree in nursing. On June 23, 1973 she married Clifford Dudiak. Following her nursing years, Rose began her 20 year career as a Travel Agent. With a great interest in local government she served on the New Buffalo City Council including a term as Mayor, as well as New Buffalo Township Supervisor. She also served her community on the New Buffalo School Board and Service League. Rose was a warm, wonderful person with a great sense of humor and will be missed every day by those who knew and loved her.

Rose is survived by her husband Clifford; two children – Brianna Dudiak of Michigan City and Mitchell (Lacey) Dudiak of Indian Trail, NC; a granddaughter – Violet Rose; sisters – Linda (Chuck) Stallard of Charlottesville, VA, Judy Kesler of Richmond, VA and Roxann Justus of Chesterton, IN; and a brother – Kevin (Steven Tanner) Krycka of Seattle, WA. Her extended family includes a host of sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to family, she and Cliff shared their life with many close friends. Rose was preceded in death by her parents, her father and mother-in-law – Frederick and Lorraine Dudiak, and brothers-in-law Clancy Sayles, Bill Kesler and Michael Justus.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary of the Lake Church – 718 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, New Buffalo, MI, on Saturday, April 2, 2022, with Father Basker Lopez officiating. Visitation with the family is on Friday, April 1, from 5:00-8:00pm at Sommerfeld Chapel in New Buffalo. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at www.sommerfeldchapel.com

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