Mrs. Gudenkauf has been teaching for 23 years. Almost all of her teaching experience has been in Catholic schools. Prior to teaching the 4th grade, Mrs. Gudenkauf taught 6th grade. This school year will be Mrs. Gudenkauf’s 14th year at Saint Joseph Catholic School. Prior to teaching at Saint Joseph’s, she taught at Saint Michael’s in Axtell, Kansas. Mrs. Gudenkauf graduated from Culver-Stockton College with a degree in elementary education with an emphasis in the social sciences. She received her religious education certificate from Saint Benedict College while teaching in Kansas.
Mrs. Gudenkauf has been married to her husband Douglas for 23 years and has two children. Both children graduated from Saint Joseph Catholic School. Her daughter has recently graduated from Hasting College in Hastings, Nebraska. Her son is currently a Junior at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The Gudenkaufs are active members of the Saint Joseph Parish.