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 Behrend “Ben” Ludeman

Behrend “Ben” Ludeman

Birth
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 5 Apr 1918 (aged 74)
Farmer, Douglas County, Washington, USA
Burial Farmer, Douglas County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 5998614 · View Source
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Behrend was the son of Heye and Agthe Alken Westermann Lüdemann and the husband of Gretje Hinrichs Seggerman. He was born in Firrel, Ostfriesland.

Death of Benjamen Ludeman

Benjamen Ludeman was born in Germany September 23, 1842 and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs Ernest Schacht of Farmer on Friday, April 5. He came to the United States in 1856 and resided near Minonk, Illinois, He was married October 23, 1864 to Miss Grace Seggerman of the same place. To this union six children were born, all of whom survive him. In the spring of 1889 they immigrated to this state and settled on a farm eighteen miles east of Waterville, near Farmer post office, where they resided until the spring of 1908 when they retired from the farm and moved to Waterville. They resided here until Mrs Ludeman's death, which occured October 2, 1909, since which time the deceased has made his home with his daughter, Mrs Ernest Schacht, of Farmer.

At an early age in life, he united with the Church of God, of which he was a member until his death.

The funeral was held on Sunday, April 7, Elder A.L. Corbaley having charge of the services, and the interment was made in the Farmer cemetery, by the side of his wife.

He was well and favorably known throughout the county, being one of the early pioneers of this section. He was a kind and helpful neighbor and a devoted husband and father. He leaves to mourn his loss their three sons and three daughters: Hieko and Dick Ludeman of Farmer; Henry Ludeman of Thomas, Wash.; Mrs R.H. Brownfield of Seattle, Wash.; Mrs F.M. Alexander of Mt Vernon and Mrs E.W. Schacht of Farmer.


Please note that the dates of birth and death on his stone differ from those in his obit as well as in family records.



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  • Created by: Amy R-T
  • Added: 26 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5998614
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Behrend “Ben” Ludeman (25 Sep 1843–5 Apr 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5998614, citing Happy Home Cemetery, Farmer, Douglas County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Amy R-T (contributor 46506517) .