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Loretta 'Laura' Mae (Brungardt) Podsednik


Loretta "Laura" Mae (Brungardt) Podsednik, 86, Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Hays, died Friday, May 2, 2014.

She was born June 26, 1927, near Gorham to Edward and Catherine (Bellinder) Brungardt.

She married William A. Podsednik Sr. on Nov. 26, 1945. He preceded her in death. She was the cafeteria manager at White Settlement Hospital for 21 years.

Survivors include four sons, Bill Podsednik and wife, Brenda, Gary Podsednik and wife, Judy, Tom Podsednik and wife, Debbie, and Ronnie Podsednik and wife, Lisa; two daughters, Kathy Abbott and husband, Jerry, and Linda Elkins and husband, Jack; a brother, Hubert Brungardt; two sisters, Teckla Baker, Hays, and Marie Orth; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Vitus and Leroy Brungardt.

Services were May 7 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Fort Worth; burial in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth.

Memorials are suggested to Goodrich Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 2500 Lipscomb, Fort Worth, TX 76110.