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There will be no services.
Stephen “Steve” D. Dudzik, age 67, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at his home.
He was born April 22, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Stephen D. and Mary (Filip) Dudzik.
Steve was raised in Lockport and was a graduate of Lockport High School. He first worked at Xenia Manufacturing and then M&M Pump & Supply after moving to Clay County. He then worked as a school janitor at Washington Grade School, Xenia Elementary School, and the new Flora Elementary School until his retirement in 2018. The children at the school were fond of Steve, often referring to him as “Super Steve.” He enjoyed working with children, time spent fishing, and gardening.
He is survived by his daughter: Rachel Dudzik of New Lenox; longtime companion: Debbie Frohling of Flora; sister: Darlene (John) Homerding of Port St. Lucie, Florida; a nephew: Mark (Joyce) Homerding; a niece: Mariann (Stacy) Homerding; and several great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
No services will be held. Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements. Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
I was sorry to hear about Steve passing away he was in my prayers and he was a wonderful person and he was truly a great person to work with had such a kind heart ❤
Prayers for your loss. Steve was a wonderful patient to care for.
I'm so sorry, Aunt Debbie.
Steve loved interacting with the students at school. I remember seeing many kids running to greet him in the mornings. Super Steve will be missed.
Debbie I am so sorry for your loss.
I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was a great coworker and friend and he will be missed by all. He truly earned the name of Super Steve by always doing all that he could to help make your day a better one. He knew how to have a positive and fun way of interacting with the people he came into contact with, especially the children at school. They adored him! Praying for comfort and strength during these difficult times.