Mark H. Pudwell, 64


Mark H. Pudwell, 64, of Jackson, passed away Saturday June 15, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, in the town of Polk. He was born on Feb. 8, 1949, in Chicago to the late Henry and Shirley (nee Lange) Pudwell, and was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart Susan Kramer on July 10, 1971, in Chicago.

Mark and Sue moved to West Bend in 1974. Mark earned his living as a metal salesman — mainly stainless steel sold to many manufacturing companies such as Regal Ware, West Bend Company and smaller tool & die shops, to name a few. After his retirement they moved to Jackson.

Mark was very active in his church at Kettlebrook – Jackson. He participated in men’s groups, bible study and assisting with Sunday services. He enjoyed golf and fishing. Mark was a huge Chicago Bears and Chicago White Sox fan.


He is survived by his wife, Sue of Jackson; two sons, Scott (Nicole) Pudwell of Maple Valley, Wash., and Steve (Sheela) Pudwell of West Bend; eight grandchildren, Joshua William Pudwell, Ashley Ann Pudwell, Blake Allen Pudwell, Gillian Dawn Pudwell, Joslynn Marie Pudwell, Brayden James Pudwell, Eve Michelle Pudwell, and Phoebe Grace Pudwell; a brother, Bruce (Georgia) Pudwell of Bolingbrook, Ill.; an aunt, Mildred Pudwell of Manteno, Ill.; three nieces, Karyn (Fiancé Loren Eichelberger) Pudwell of Plainfield, Ill., Gretchen (Jason) Scott of Waukesha, and Heather (Brian Wilson) Clift of Portland, Ore.; a nephew, Timothy (Christy) Pudwell of Naperville, Ill.; and other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, William and Carol Kramer; and a sister-in-law and her husband, Margaret and James Clift.

A memorial service in remembrance of Mark will be held on Saturday June 22, at noon at the Myrhum ~ Patten Funeral Home, West Bend. The Rev. Ryan LaTour of Kettlebrook Church – Jackson will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.