- Born in Sutton, Clay County, Nebraska.
- Parents were FRED J. TRAUDT and HELEN RUTH JOHNSON.
- Married BEVERLY MAE HIGGINS in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska. She was born in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska to JESSE ARTHUR HIGGINS and MYRTLE KREWER.
- ERIC LEE TRAUDT, born in Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska. Married SUE ELLIASON.
- LAURA LEE TRAUDT, born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Married MAKOTO ISHIGAMI in Shizuoka, Japan.
- DEAN MICHAEL TRAUDT, born October 16, 1969 in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska; died May 24, 1996 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.
- BRIAN MICHAEL TRAUDT, born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska.
- Beverly Traudt