Bernadette “Red” Dudenhefer

Obituary of Bernadette “Red” Marie Lang Dudenhefer

Bernadette “Red” Marie Lang Dudenhefer, age 84, passed away on December 27, 2021 surrounded by the love of her family. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, born on September 14, 1937 at Charity Hospital to her loving parents, the late Clemence and Bernadette Lang.  Red is the beloved wife of 63 years to Milton J. Dudenhefter Sr.; cherished mother of Milton J. Dudenhefer Jr. and Anthony J. Dudenhefer; proud grandmother of Timmy Dudenhefer, Amanda Dudenhefer, and Amber Dudenhefer Frierson; great-grandmother of Christian and Hayes; and sister of Yvonne Bernadette Lang, Bernard Anthony Lang, and the late Clemens Henry Lang, William Alford Lang and Gaston Joseph Lang.

Bernadette and her husband owned and operated Dudenhefer’s Seafood for over 50 years.  They also attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Picayune, Mississippi.  Red will be missed by all who knew and loved her.  Memories and condolences may be expressed at

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