Robert Kudelka

Granite City | Tuesday, September 21 2021 |

Robert Paul Kudelka, 86, of Granite City, IL died on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at his home.

He was born on June 29, 1935, in Granite City, IL to John Kudelka, Sr and Francis (Lizbar) Feldman.

Robert married Doris Jean Tindall in St. Louis, MO on June 4, 1955.  She preceded him in death in 2017.

He retired from Granite City Steel after 40 years of service.  Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing when he was younger.

The loving father and grandfather is survived by 2 daughters:  Debra (Gary) Rich of Granite City, IL and Barbara McKelley of Granite City, IL; 7 grandchildren:  Monica, Marvin Jr, Rachel, Amy, James, Amanda, and Chris; 12 great-grandchildren:  Brittany, Simon, Cheyenne, Andrew, Emily, Robert Wesley, Austun, Gabrielle, BreAnna, Zoe, Kevin Jr, and Ian; 3 great-great-grandchildren:  Zakary, Emily and Izabella and a son in law, Allen Newberry of Marine, IL.

Besides his wife and parents, Robert is preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Newberry; a son in law, Jess McKelley and a brother, John Kudelka, Jr.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Fairview Heights, IL.

Online guestbook and obituary available at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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