A founding member of the WKVI and WYMR radio stations is retiring from the Kankakee Valley Broadcasting, Inc. Board of Directors.
Leroy Gudeman was there when WKVI went on the air with the 99.3 FM station on July 21, 1969, and with the 1520 AM frequency in November of 1970. He also saw the opening of WYMR 98.3 FM station in Plymouth on Feb. 6, 2015.
Gudeman served the community for 57 years with his law practice in downtown Knox and has been a well-respected member of the community his entire life.
Gudeman will be enjoying his retirement in the Knox community with his wife, Kay, who is the general sales manager with Kankakee Valley Broadcasting, Inc.
The staff and management at Kankakee Valley Broadcasting, Inc. wish Leroy well in his retirement and thank him for his many years of dedication to the listeners.