Bernard KudukFebruary 27, 1935 ~ April 29, 2017 (age 82)
Bernard "Ben" Kuduk, 82, passed away April 29, 2017. He was born February 27, 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Stanley and Stella Kuduk. After graduating High School, Ben proudly served in the US Marine Corps. Shortly after completing his military duties, he married Faye Stewart in October, 1956. They were happily married for 56 years until her passing in July, 2013.
Ben worked for 35 years as a Business Agent for the Retail Clerks Union Hall in Vallejo, California. Aside from his daily responsibilities, he enjoyed playing golf and loved spending time with his beloved family. He also coached for the Babe Ruth Baseball League and the St. Apollinaris Basketball team.
He is survived by his son, Scott (Carrie) Kuduk of Napa; daughter, Lisa (Michael) Huffine of Burbank; granddaughters, Keli Kuduk of Santa Cruz, Charlotte Kuduk of Napa, Leah Timm of Italy, and Alexandria Swanson of Napa; grandsons, Ryan Kuduk of Arizona, and Brock Swanson of Napa; great granddaughter, Kennedy Guinn of Napa; and sister Virginia McDevitt of Arizona.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Faye Kuduk, and his son, Kenneth Kuduk.
A Funeral Mass will be said on Friday, May 12th at 10:30am at St. Apollinaris Catholic Church, 3700 Lassen Street, Napa. A Reception will immediately follow at the Napa Moose Lodge, 3275 Browns Valley Road, Napa. The family will have a private Burial at Tulocay Cemetery, Napa.