Lucille M. Dudley

June 10, 1942 - January 26, 2020

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Thursday, January 30, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Thursday, January 30, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Lucille M. Dudley, 77, of Ashley died Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Ashton Creek in Fort Wayne.

She was born June 10, 1942, in Branch County, Michigan, to Laddie and Cecelia (Kregger) Herman.

On November 15, 1980, at Salem Center she married Edward F. Dudley. He survives in Ashley.

Mrs. Dudley was a waitress and also worked at the Self-Help Mission in Auburn. She and her husband owned and operated the Country Tables Restaurant in Hudson for many years.

She was a member and Elder of the Salem Center Presbyterian Church.

Lucille enjoyed shopping, gardening, collecting, and walking. She enjoyed their trips to Florida in the winter and loved the sun.

Also surviving are a daughter, Kimberly Clouse of Ashley; three sons, Joseph Shibler of Pleasant Lake, Anthony Shibler of DeKalb County, and John Shibler of Fremont; a stepdaughter, Lisa (Todd) Mast of Glendale, Arizona; a stepson, William E. Dudley of Aguila, Arizona; 11 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Debbie Shibler and Christine Frick; and a sister, Marlene Kronkite.

Funeral services will be Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson with Rev. Dr. Maria Rutland of the Salem Center Presbyterian Church officiating.

Calling is Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Salem Center Presbyterian Church.

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Kim Walker & Shelly Bauman
January 29th, 2020 4:29pm
Auburn, Indiana

Jamie, Mike & Families, We are lifting you all in prayer during your time of great loss. May GOD give you the kind of comfort that only He can give! Kim & Shelly

January 28th, 2020 6:01pm

I sure am going to miss seeing Lucy at Pizza King. What a great lady.