Toni Maria Koudelka

Passed away on April 12, 2021

COLUMBIA - Toni Maria Koudelka, 90, died Monday, April 12, 2021. Born in 1930 in Suchteln, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Adolph Neetix and Maria Melcher Neetix. Toni was the first woman carpenter in her district in Germany, and one of the first female architects. She was an accomplished artist and well known for her baking and knitting. In 1956, she immigrated to the United States. She loved to travel the world. Toni was a Catholic.

Surviving are her daughters, Tana M. Koudelka and Audrey C. Koudelka, both of Columbia, SC; grandson, Jon-Antony K. Ontiveros of New York City; sister-in-law, Barbel Neetix of Germany; and brother and sister-in-law, Vladimir and Lillie Koudelka of the Czech Republic, along with numerous nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Jon F. Koudelka, and brother, Hans A. Neetix.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Dr, Suite 301, Cayce, SC 29033.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at


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Elaine McGwier

April 18, 2021

Tana and Audrey, we were so sorry to read of the passing of your dear mother. Your parents were wonderful neighbors and we hope that you have great and fond memories that you hold dear.


Elaine, Russell and Sarah McGwier