On Sept. 15, 2018, Arthur Joseph Kudla, 93, died in his Paso Robles, Calif., home surrounded by family.
Art, a devout catholic, was born May 18, 1925 in Chicago, Ill., to Mary Baron and Stanley Kudla. He married Mary Wuich 70 years ago in 1948. Art served in the Army during World War II, in the Philippine Islands.
He and Mary started their family in Thousand Oaks, Calif. where he served as a councilman and owned his own business before moving his family to Paso Robles in 1975.
Art was preceded in death by his son, Arthur Michael.
He is survived by his wife Mary; son Paul (Dianna) Kudla; daughters, Mary Martinez and Alane (Tim) Grove; sons, John (Denise) Kudla and Mark; grandchildren, Darrell Kudla, Michael-Paul Kudla, Katie Martinez Reardon, Stacey Martinez Montano, Jessica Grove Ralls, Torry Grove Ballew, Michele Kudla Jackson, Johnny Kudla, and Leanne Kudla; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at St. Rose Church on Monday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Honor Flight (www.honorflight.org)
Honor Flight Central Coast, P.O. Box 1750, Paso Robles, CA 93447
Arrangements have been entrusted to Eddington Funeral Services, 429 Bassett St., King City, 831-385-5400, www.EFS-Cares.com .