Paul Ellsworth Dudley, age 87, was born February 27, 1927 in Panora, Iowa to Albert and Ruth (Black )Dudley and passed away April 11, 2014 at Kavanagh on 56th in Des Moines.
Paul lived in Panora thru High School, then attended Simpson College in 1944 where he met his future wife Jan Bowman. They were married July 28, 1946 and were married for 67 years.
Paul worked in the Printing industry for 52 years and was a Volunteer Fireman for 31 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father Elvin Black; brother, Jim Dudley and a great -great granddaughter, Kylie Hunter. Surviving is his loving wife, Jan; sister, Karen Lovell; Daughters, Dennise (Pat) Hunter and Paula (John) Parker; Eight grandchildren and their spouses; nineteen great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. No Public Services are planned. There will be a private family burial at a later date. Online condolences can be made to www.petersonfuneralservice.com
Peterson Funeral Home
602 E Salem Ave Indianola, IA 50125
Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 16, 2014