Herbert O “Herb” Tschudy, 86
Herbert O “Herb” Tschudy, 86, of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2021, at his son’s home in Lafayette, LA, surrounded by family.
Born on November 10, 1934, the son of the late Herbert O. Tschudy and Letha (Clemmer) Tschudy in Monroe, WI. He lived in Monroe, WI, until moving to Newton, IA, and then Marshalltown, IA, as a young child. Herb was a 1953 graduate of Marshalltown High School. He worked as a DJ at KFJB playing a variety of music, worked retail in several Marshalltown men’s stores and was the former general manager of Fantles Department Store. At one point in time, Herb even built log cabins in Jackson Hole, WY. He married Dorie (Handley) Tschudy on March 10, 1979, in Marshalltown, Iowa, and moved to Baton Rouge, LA.
In Baton Rouge, Herb worked as a ladies clothing representative traveling three states; and then spent years as a tire salesman. Before retiring in 2005, Herb enjoyed working with the IT Unit at General Health Systems.
Herb is survived by his wife, Dorie Tschudy, and three children from a previous marriage to Patricia (Donaldson) Tschudy, they are: Lynn Tschudy Sagar (Marshalltown, IA); Gregory Tschudy (North Liberty, IA); and Richard (Brian) Tschudy (Carson City, NV). His stepchildren Steve Moore and wife, Beth (Lafayette, LA) and Jennifer Jackson (Walker, LA). He has 12 grandchildren and his 12 great grandchildren.