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Freda Leora Ludwig DeWitt
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1919
Canton
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 2006
Lewistown
Lewis County
Missouri, USA

Mrs. Leora DeWitt, 87, Lewistown, Mo., died December 11, 2006, at Country Aire Retirement Estates. Born August 27, 1919, at Canton, Mo., the daughter of Charles Gottlieb and Pauline Speckhart Ludwig. She married James Marvin DeWitt in LaGrange, Mo. He died January 17, 1995. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, LaGrange and attended Kirksville State Teachers College. She was employed by the Farmers Home Administration in Lancaster prior to her marriage. She worked at Culver-Stockton College as assistant to the food service director for 16 years and managed the Cats Paws for two years. She is survived by three sons, James Richard DeWitt and wife, Debra, Excello, Mo.; Thomas Edward DeWitt and wife, Veronica, Cuba, Ill.; and Charles Wesley DeWitt and wife, Lisa, Canton, Mo. Three daughters, Betty Ann Dehrend, Las Lunas, N.M.; Karent DeWitt and husband, Mike Ellis, Lake Station, Ind.; and Sharon DeWitt, Quincy, Ill. Surviving also is a sister, Mildred Farr, LaGrange, Mo.; six grandsons, James Thomas DeWitt, Charles Richard DeWitt, Charles Matthew DeWitt, Alex Ryan DeWitt, Jeffery Lee Behrend and James Robert Behrend, two granddaughters, Kay Meek and Betty Leora DeWitt. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren, Marissa Meek, Jordan DeWitt, Jackson DeWitt; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four brothers, Charles, James, Ralph and Julian Ludwig, and two sisters, Dorothy Feldkamp and Helen Eisenbeiss. Visitation is December 13, 2006, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton. Funeral services are at 10:00 a.m., December 14 at the Davis Funeral Home, Canton, with Rev. Brian Stone officiating. Burial is in Forest Grove Cemetery, Danton. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital or the Diabetes Association. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Gottlieb Ludwig (1868 - 1951)
  Pauline Wilhelmina Speckhart Ludwig (1884 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  James Marvin DeWitt (1919 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  James Richard DeWitt (1946 - 2011)*
  Charles Wesley DeWitt (1961 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Frederick Ludwig (1905 - 1989)*
  James Christopher Ludwig (1907 - 1964)*
  Dorothy Louise Ludwig Feldkamp (1908 - 2005)*
  John Ralph Ludwig (1910 - 1978)*
  Mildred Pauline Ludwig Farr (1913 - 2012)*
  Helen Kate Eisenbeiss (1915 - 2003)*
  Freda Leora Ludwig DeWitt (1919 - 2006)
  Virgil H Ludwig (1924 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Grove Cemetery
Canton
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Jan 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17279029
Freda Leora <i>Ludwig</i> DeWitt
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Freda Leora <i>Ludwig</i> DeWitt
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Freda Leora <i>Ludwig</i> DeWitt
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- Lillie Riney
 Added: Mar. 8, 2014
Gentle rest, dear remembered one
- D McEdwards
 Added: Feb. 20, 2012
~God Bless~
- Alisha Dawn
 Added: May. 26, 2011
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