Pamela Ann Ludke, Elkhorn, WI (1944-2013)
December 30, 1944 - October 28, 2013
Pamela Ann Ludke, 68, of Elkhorn, WI, died peacefully Monday Oct. 28, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 30, 1944, in Waukesha, WI, the daughter of the late Harold “Hal” A. and Elizabeth “Betty” A. (Miller) Peck. She was united in marriage to James L. Ludke on Feb. 19, 1966, at the church she was a member of and grew up attending, the Big Bend Community Baptist Church in Big Bend, WI. Pam was proud to be a homemaker and her family meant everything to her. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother who will be truly missed. Pam was an active member of the Bethel United Methodist Church of Elkhorn, belonging to the Women’s Circle and the Staff Parish Relations Committee.
Pam is survived by her husband of 47 years, Jim; one daughter, Jaime Ludke of Elkhorn, WI; one grandson, Tristan Ludke of Elkhorn, WI; two sisters, Penelope (Homer) Holland of Scottsdale, AZ, and Patricia (Phillip) Mitchell of Sussex, WI; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Paula Burns; one brother, Jay Peck; and one nephew, David Broomell.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 2, 2013, at MILLARD COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH, N6713 County Road O, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Joyce Rich of Bethel United Methodist Church officiating. Private Burial will be at Rural Home Cemetery, Big Bend, WI. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Memorials may be made in Pam’s name to: Bethel United Methodist Church. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. The Ludke family was assisted with arrangements by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY of Elkhorn, WI.
The family would like to thank Agrace Hospice, Dr. Karen Ekwueme, and staff and all the ICU nurses and staff at
St. Mary’s Hospital Janesville.