Obituary for Thomas Ludwig


Thomas Ludwig

Thomas S. Ludwig, 82 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 5:55 p.m. in his residence. He was born on July 17, 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Robert and Evelyn (Anderson) Ludwig.

He was a Korean War veteran serving in the US Army from 1952 to 1954. He married Barbara Gehling on November 29, 1952 in West Allis, Wisconsin.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4th Degree Grand Knight in the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion Post # 49 all of Warsaw. He retired from Navistar International, Fort Wayne in 1994.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Barbara Ludwig of Warsaw; 3 sons Michael (and spouse Nancy) Ludwig of Indianapolis, Indiana, John (and spouse Teresa) Ludwig of Warsaw and Robert (and spouse Kristin) Ludwig of St. John, Indiana; 1 daughter, Laura (and spouse Matthew) Gillis of Warsaw; 1 sister Barbara Lee of New Berlin, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Luke Gillis, Sam (and spouse Eileen) Gillis, Jackson, Anna, Jordyn, Aaron, Emily and Madeline Ludwig. He is preceded by his parents and 1 brother, Robert Ludwig.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, Indiana. Father Phil DeVolder will officiate the Mass.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 25, 2014 1 hour prior to the Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw with Military Honors by the American Legion Post # 49, VFW Post # 1126 both of Warsaw and the Military Funeral Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions are to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana, 46581-1196



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