Carol J. Dudley

November 21, 1936 - January 18, 2013

Carol J. Dudley, 76, of Centertown, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013, at California Care Center. She was born on November 21, 1936, in Dunn County, Wis., the daughter of Peter and Elsie (Topp) Weber, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married in Menomonie, Wis., on May 4, 1957, to Ralph Dudley, who survives of the home. She graduated in three years from high school at age 16 as Valedictorian of the Durand High School in Durand, Wis. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in California, and enjoyed crossword and word search puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren. She worked as an administrative assistant for Hospital Services Group and Farm Bureau. She is survived by two daughters, Carla Templeton of Jefferson City, and Cathy Woods and husband Dennis of California; four grandchildren, Carey Wright, Caitlin Woods, Dana Templeton, and Kelly Woods; one great-grandchild, Joslin Howell; and two sisters-in-law, Berdena Weber of Menomonie, Wis., and Alice Dudley of California. She was preceded in death by one brother, Leon Weber; and one son-in-law, Delano Templeton. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in California. Burial will be in Centertown Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Martin Hoyer. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Memorials are suggested to the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Radio Program, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California.

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