Norma J. Ludwig, 78, a resident of Mountain Home, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
She was born Dec. 25, 1932, in Geneva, to Fred and Francis (Levy) Wacaser. Norma married Loren Emmit Ludwig on June 20, 1953, in Wheaton, Ill. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn, Ill. In 1999, Norma and Loren moved to Mountain Home from Elburn. She was a member of the Lions Club in Elburn and the Elks Lodge No. 1714 in Mountain Home. Norma was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Wendy Ludwig.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Loren Ludwig of Mountain Home, Ark.; a son and daughter-in-law, Loren E. and Lauri Ludwig of Oswego, Ill.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Karen Lynch Jones of Elburn and Yvonne and Todd Dietz of Oswego, Ill; two sisters, Dianne Vesio of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Sharon Ripa of Peabody, Mass.; 10 grandchildren and their spouses; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 3, at Forest Hill Cemetery in Glen Ellyn, Ill., with the Rev. Richard Likeness officiating. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Leonard Memorial Home in Glen Ellyn, Ill.