Mrs. Gudenkauf has been teaching for the past 25 years, mainly in Catholic schools, including Saint Michael’s in Axtell, Kansas. Prior to teaching 4th grade, she taught 6th-8th grades. This is her 16th year at Saint Joseph Catholic School. Mrs. Gudenkauf graduated from Culver-Stockton College with a degree in elementary education with an emphasis in the social sciences and earned a master’s in education in 2019. In addition, she has a religious education certificate from Saint Benedict College.
Mrs. Gudenkauf has been married to her husband Douglas for 25 years and has two children, both graduates of Saint Joseph Catholic School. The Gudenkaufs are active members of Saint Joseph Parish.