She was born on Sept. 29, 1940, the daughter of Henry and Florence Dale Sovar in St. Louis, Mo.
Florence married Robert L. Krudwig on Dec. 19, 1964. He preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2009.
Florence was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 522 of Anna, St. Mark Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, previously a member of First Lutheran Church of Dongola and Beta Sigma Phi. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority.
Florence taught elementary school in the Hazelwood Community School District in St. Louis County. She moved to Southern Illinois in 1972 and lived in Union County. She taught at Egyptian School District in Tamms from 1979 until retirement in 1999.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Robb) Steele of St. Louis and Diane (Mike) Higgins of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren, Jacob and Sarah Higgins; one sister, Shirley (Richard) Mueller of St. Peters, Mo.; two brothers, Donald (Carol) Sovar of St. Louis, Richard (Evelyn) Sovar of Fenton, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Doris Sovar of Anna; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Bob Sovar; and one sister, Mildred Davidson.
Funeral services for Florence Krudwig were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at St. Mark Lutheran Church with the Rev. S. Michael Malone officiating. Interment followed at Cape County Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church to support local food ministries.
Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau was in charge of arrangements.
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