Otto J. Ludwig, 85, formerly of Route 3, Chilton, died Thursday, December 13, at Chilton Village Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 3, 1894 in Kloten, con of Frank and Magdaline Roell Ludwig. On May 27, 1919 he and Lorena Seichter were married at Charlesburg.
He farmed in the town of Stockbridge and was a painter until his retirement in 1959. He served in the Army during World War I and was a town of Stockbridge supervisor for 16 years.
He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Kloten, its Holy Name society, the church choir, the Chilton Eagles, Aerie 1288, World War I Barracks 2255, American Legion Post 125 and Catholic Knights Branch 118.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Lester (Estelle) Lorenz, Route 2, Chilton, and Sister Ruth Marie, OSF, St. Martin Convent, Chicago; a son, Gerald of Chilton; two sisters, Mrs. Christ Brach and Mrs. Lorraine DeKarsky, both of Sheboygan; three brothers, Fred of Chilton; Edmund, Rout 3, Chilton, and Andrew of Eagle River; 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
A funeral Mass was offered by the Rev. Paulinus Kramer, pastor, at St. Elizabeth Church. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery, Chilton.
Chilton Times Journal – December 27, 1979
Lorena Seichter Ludwig
Mary K Ludwig Penning
Andrew J. Ludwig
Charles C Ludwig
Edmund D Ludwig
Mathilde L Ludwig
Catherine Ludwig Bosma
Leona Ludwig Brack
Lorraine M. Ludwig DeKarske
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