John Kudlak, Sr.

May 3, 1936 - July 10, 2009

05/03/1936 - 07/10/2009

Past Services

Visitation
Monday July 13, 2009
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday July 14, 2009
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Service
Tuesday July 14, 2009
10:00 am
St. Jude Catholic Church
710 Jefferson Ave.
Glen Dale, WV 26038
Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Kudlak, John J. “Mickey”, Sr., 73, of Glen Dale, WV, died Friday, July 10, 2009 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born May 3, 1936 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late James and Helen M Erazmus Kudlak.
Mickey was a retired Administrative Assistant with the Marshall County Commission; former owner of Mickey’s Farm Market, Moundsville; former Magistrate of Marshall County; a member of the Kain Club; a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War; and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Glen Dale.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 48 years, Phyllis T. Nickerson Kudlak; two sons, Dr. John J. Leah Kudlak, Jr. of Greenville, SC and Jeremy J. Crystal Kudlak of Hurricane WV; four daughters, Helen A. Bill Ronquest of Bluffton, SC, Naomi T. Michael Silver of Mason Neck, VA, Barbara K. James Varlas of Wheeling, and Katrina M. Crum of Big Chimney, WV; a sister, Barbara Sago of Bethlehem, WV; two brothers, Michael Judy Kudlak and James Kudlak, all of Moundsville; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends received 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at St. Jude Catholic Church, Glen Dale, with Rev. John R. Gallagher as celebrant.
Entombment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Wheeling, where the Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct military services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 13, Glen Dale, WV 26038.
Online condolences may be expressed at altmeyer.com.

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Elsie Worls Domingo
7 years ago

Dear Phyllis,

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care.

WJU ’59

Terri Gordon
7 years ago

Dear Phyllis, I was so surprised to see the notice in the paper. I’m so sorry. I’ll talk to you later. Terri Gordon

Evelyn Cunningham
7 years ago

Helen and Family you all our in our thoughts and prayers.

Evelyn and Brian Cunningham

Kathi Fodor
7 years ago

Helen and Family,

My prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time. I was very sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Please know I’m thinking about you and hope you stay strong and keep all the loving,happy memories close to your heart.

Love, Kathi

Patti Reddy
7 years ago

Helen and family: I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much you all loved your dad. You are in our prayers. Patti

Verda Jones
7 years ago

Helen, This is “Sissy’s” Mom and I want to express sincere sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your Father.I remember how much Sissy enjoyed your friendship and was so glad when you and Cindy came to the house and “suprised” her that summer a few years ago. You were special to her. Regards and sincere sympathy. God bless you. Sissy’s parents,Verda and Jim Jones

Jerry Goebel
7 years ago

Hi Phyllis and Family, sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. I don’t remember ever meeting him, but he must have been a nice person, judging by the company he kept. Sorry we couldn’t have seen more of you at the reunion, but now I understand why.

Terri Wiedebusch-Chambers
7 years ago

I was so sorry to hear about your loss, know you are in my thoughts and prayers…May God Bless You

Terri Wiedebusch & family

william l ronquest jr
7 years ago

I will miss John vary much.He was a great friend to me.I will never forget Him.

Linda Linger
7 years ago

John, Leah, Barb and the entire Kudlak family- I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Loving thoughts to all,

Linda Linger

John Osmianski
7 years ago

Just want to let all the Kudlak family know what your dad meant to me. Young John, we talked about it,and you know. When my dad died in 1975,I just quit a job so I could go to college. And John was my fathers best friend, so he hired me at Mickey’s Market, just to help me out. I know he did because of my dad, but neither of us ever said a wourd about it, I was just 19. I worked hard for John, sold Christmas trees, unloaded trucks, and anything else he needed done. I picked Phyllis up from work in Wheeling and brought her home. I have been helping people ever since, because I was taught by John Kudlak, how to help people when they need it. My mom just passed away a few week ago, and she told me a few times we might not have had something to eat when my dad was sick if wasn’t for John Kudlak. Us kids didn’t even know it. John grew up in South Wheeling across the street from my dad, and would tell me stories about my grandfather, that I never met. And we were both Joshu, Joshu and young Joshu will know what I mean. I hope you all know what this man meant to me and our family. I will miss Joshu,Mickey, Kudlak so much. Hey Mickey can I say sumpton to you. No. I’m going to say it any way!!

Judith Lemery Sanders
7 years ago

Phyllis,

Saw that you have lost your husband; please accept my condolences. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

“He is my rock and my salvation, my stronhold:I shall not be disturbed. God is my safety and my glory, He is the rock of my strength; my refuge is in God.”

-Psalm 62:6-7

SJA ’55

Amy Tuholsky Pesci
7 years ago

Searching recently with my sister Jenny about a job prospect for her in SC…to my sadness I saw John Sr’s recent obituary. My thoughts and prayers are with you Phyllis, Helen, Nonni, Barb, Tina, John, Jerry and your families. I certainly have fond memories of spending time with all ya’ll way back when. God Bless!

Karen Gerardi
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers!

virginia beevercharlton
7 years ago

To the Kudlak family:I am sorry for your loss.you are in our prayers.

your cousin

Sissy Bukovich
7 years ago

Words can never express the sympathy felt for you in your great loss. Many loving thoughts and prayers are sent to you and your family! Love, Sissy Bukovich :