Ludwig, Catherine “Katie” 1922-2012

Sandusky Register
Monday, August 20, 2012

Green Springs
Catherine “Katie” Ludwig, age 90, of Green Springs, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in Tiffin Mercy Hospital.

She was born May 4, 1922, in Fremont, the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (House) Preble.

Katie worked for more than 50 years at Whirlpool in Clyde before retiring.

She married Dallas F. Ludwig on Dec. 6, 1941, in Fremont, he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1982.

Katie was a member of the Clyde Eagles, Moose and VFW. She loved to dance. She loved and enjoyed her grandchildren and was an animal lover taking in any stray.

Survivors include her son, Dallas A. (Darlene) Ludwig of Clyde; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Jim (Nellie) Preble of Fremont.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her daughter, Catharine “Kitty” Ludwig; sisters, Agnes and Rosemary; and brothers, Walter Jr. and Robert “Butch” Preble.

Friends will be received 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Foos Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 504 E. McPherson Hwy., Clyde. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to The Sandusky County Humane Society.

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Contributed by Jackson Edward Wilson