1957 William 2019

William Fredrick Ludwig

February 4, 1957 — March 14, 2019

Millersburg- William Fredrick Ludwig was born February 4, 1957 in Dubuque, Iowa the son of Orville & Margurite (Stoffel) Ludwig. He attended Sacred Heart and Dubuque Hempstead High School. He served in the US Navy from 1976- 1996 where he taught engineering system repair to steam plants on the Navy ships. In 1999 he started working at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City as a Boiler Plant Operator. Bill was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in North English, the American Legion and life time member of the Quarter Horse Association and Disabled Vets. He enjoyed his horses and dogs, singing and playing guitar. Bill died on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City at the age of 62 years.

He is survived by his daughters Erin (Ryan) Shope of Chillicothe, OH and Jessica Ludwig of Dubuque; seven grandchildren Katelyn Gray, Liam and Silas Shope, Caleb, Colin & Robert Ludovissy and Emberly Ludwig-Stevens; a sister Susan (Michael) Brothers; and three brothers John Ludwig, Timothy (Jodi) Ludwig and Thomas Ludwig all of Dubuque. He was preceded by his parents, grandparents and two brothers James & Peter Ludwig.

Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in North English. Fr. David Wilkening will officiate. Burial will be at 3:00 pm at Holy Family Cemetery near Dubuque. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-7 pm with a prayer service at 4 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in North English. A general memorial fund has been established. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation

Monday, March 18, 2019

4:00 - 7:00pm

Powell Funeral Home - North English

116 W Broad St, North English, IA 52316

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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