SPRINGFIELD, IL- Oscar Lecurtis Kuder, Jr., 89, died at 1:50 am, Monday, December 22, 2014 at Christian Village in Lincoln. He was born March 5, 1925 in Springfield to Oscar L. and Myrtle Kloppie Kuder. He married Evelyn Sutton on July 14, 1943, in Lawton, OK and she preceded him in death in 2005.
He is survived by two daughters, Jean Stewart of Springfield and Patricia Rodems of Spaulding; four grandchildren, Christine (John) Nawrot of Joliet, Diana Stewart of Springfield, Samantha Franklin of Springfield and Curtis Rodems of Spaulding and four great granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Oscar was a US Army veteran serving in WWII for which he received a Purple Heart. He worked for Henry Nelch and Son for forty-one years, retiring in 1987 and was a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 965.
Funeral Service: Funeral Services were held at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Services were held at Staab Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Washington Street Mission, 408 North 4th Street, Springfield, IL 62702 or John’s Breadline, 430 North 5th Street, Springfield, IL 62702.
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