Funeral for Milwaukee Ald. Joe Dudzik to be held on Wednesday, May 27th

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Funeral arrangements for Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik have been released, according to the obituary posted on the Max A. Sass & Sons website.

A visitation for Dudzik will be held at St. Matthias Church in Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 27th from 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, people are encouraged to make a donation to Jeffrey Dudzik's trust fund.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office reports that Dudzik had a blood alcohol level of .137 and the medical examiner’s report says speed was a factor in the motorcycle crash that led to his death on the city’s southwest side late Thursday, May 21st.

Officials say the accident happened around 11:25 p.m. on W. Morgan Ave. just east of S. 76th St. The posted speed limit there is 30 miles per hour. Police say Dudzik, 56, was riding his motorcycle when he struck barricades warning of a construction site. The medical examiner’s report says Dudzik flew off the cycle and landed 75 feet away. He was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries. Dudzik was not wearing a helmet.

Alderman Dudzik is survived by his wife and two sons.