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Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:18 AM

Oct. 24, 1929-Oct. 9, 2013


Geraldine “Gerry” A. Ludwig, 83, of Harrod, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.

He was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Delphos to Lloyd and Catherine (Hogan) Myers, who preceded him in death.

On April 30, 1960, she married Kenneth L. Ludwig, who survives in Harrod.

Other survivors include two daughters, LeAnn (Steve) Wilkins and Christine Foulkes of Lima; four grandchildren, Brandon Wilkings, Zach Wilkins, Kevin Foulkes and Justin Foulkes; and numerous cousins.

Gerry was a 1948 graduate of Jefferson High School. After high school, she worked as a head teller with City Loan Bank. She later moved to Met Bank and worked with the commercial loan department. Gerry resigned from her job to raise her children. In 1981, she went to Owens Community College and received a degree in activities director and took a position at Lima Manor and worked there until 1986.

She had been a former member of Grace United Methodist Church for 35 years and sang in the choir. She then transferred to Forest Park UMC and then most recently to their current church, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church for the last five years.

She and her husband enjoyed working at their antique shop, Ludwig’s Antique Shop, from 1960 until it closed in 2008. She also enjoyed singing and doing crafts. Above all else, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She and her husband had a special love for each other and would never let an opportunity to pick at the other pass. She will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Shawnee Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, the Rev. Mary Ann Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be Walnut Grove Cemetery in Delphos.

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

Last Updated on Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:20 AM

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