Craig A. Dudgeon


Craig Alan Dudgeon, 71, of East Grand Forks, MN died Monday, December 5, 2022 surrounded by his family at the Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.

Craig Dudgeon was born May 8, 1951 in Grand Forks, ND the son of Farnham and Beatrice (Shimek) Dudgeon. He grew up in East Grand Forks, graduating in 1970 from Sacred Heart High School. On August 30, 1971, he married Patricia Ludtke in East Grand Forks. He served his country in the US Army for 20 years, retiring in 1991. He then worked as a forklift operator for the North Dakota State Mill and Elevator, retiring in 2013. He enjoyed Maple Lake and watching racing with his family.

He is survived by his wife Patricia of East Grand Forks; children, Dwaine (Michelle) Dudgeon of Grand Forks, ND, Joy (Bernie) Pelzman of Ada, MN; 2 grandchildren, Dyllon Dudgeon of East Grand Forks, MN and Danica Gunkel of Ada, MN, 3 brothers, Donald Dudgeon of Mission, TX, Gary Dudgeon of Prescott, AZ and Bill (Janice) Dudgeon of Petersburg, ND and brother-in-law David (Judy) Ludtke of Grand Forks, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James and Mark Dudgeon; and granddaughter, Burgundy Larissa Pelzman.

Memorial Service: 3:00 PM, Friday, December 9, 2022 at the Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, MN with Military Honors provided by the MN National Guard, East Grand Forks American Legion #157, and VFW Post #3817.

Visitation: 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home on Friday.

Inurnment: Petersburg City Cemetery, Petersburg, ND in the spring.

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Arrangements By: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, MN

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