Mildred E. Ludwig, Janesville, WI (1911 - 2014)
February 17, 1911 - March 8, 2014
Mildred E. Ludwig, age 103, a lifelong Rock County resident, passed away early Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Rock Haven. She was born Feb. 17, 1911, in Lima Center, Rock County, WI, the daughter of the late Herman E. and Ethal M. (Elphick) Schultz. Mildred attended school in the Milton area, and was a graduate of Milton Union High School, Class of 1929. On May 10, 1930, she married Harry E. Ludwig in Belvidere, IL. He preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1986. Mildred had worked for many years at different occupations during her lifetime, and retired from Hough Shade Co. (HUFCOR). She was a longtime member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Janesville.
Mildred is survived by her son, Richard (Joan) Ludwig of Park Falls, WI; her daughter, Joan Alwin; her sister-in-law, Marion Ludwig, both of Janesville; her 10 grandchildren: Rick Huhn, Steven Alwin, Ingrid Koch, Charles Huhn, Richard Ludwig, Laurie Denison, Barbara Weisman, Jill Socha, Julie Lilburn, and Susan Sullivan; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Huhn; her dear great-grandson, Stephen Alwin; her sister, Elda Morford; her brother, Forrest Schultz; and by her two sons-in-law, Fred Huhn and Allan Alwin.
Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, with Rev. Bruce Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the FUNERAL HOME.
Mildred's family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to all of the people at Rock Haven who took such great care of their mother for the past seven years. They loved her, and made it even more special for her! Thank you to all of you for your loving care!
Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Rd., (608)752-2444