She graduated in 1958 from North Side High School in Fort Wayne and attended IPFW in Fort Wayne. She was married on April 8, 1961, in Fort Wayne to Wayne Edward Williams who preceded her on March 14, 1991.
She was then married on April 19, 1996 in Fort Wayne to Joseph L. “Joe” Gudas Jr. who preceded her on March 12, 2014. She formerly worked at Fort Wayne Community Schools as a Special Education Aide for 20 years and at the Sturgis Iron and Metal Scrap in Fort Wayne. She moved to the Leesburg area permanently in 2003 from Fort Wayne after coming to the lakes for many years.
She was a member of the North Webster Church of God, American Legion Post 253 Auxiliary in North Webster and Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority.
She is survived by two sons: Thomas (Janice) Williams, Pierceton, and Michael (Carol) Williams, Leesburg; a grandson, five step grandchildren and a step great granddaughter.
She was preceded by her parents, husbands and a brother: Clyde Leedy.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and 500 North, North Webster, Ind. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in the funeral home with Pastor Dennis Judy officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Greenlawn Memorial Park Chapel, 6600 Covington Rd, Fort Wayne, IN.
Memorial bequest may be given to Joan Gudas Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 72, North Webster, IN 46555. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Gudas’ memory please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com