Larry Ludewig

MILLEDGEVILLE – Larry Ludewig, 69, of Milledgeville, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his home. He owned his own truck and worked for Ludewig Trucking for many years. He also was a maintenance man at Lamson and Sessions before retiring.

Larry was born June 2, 1943, in Forreston, the son of Fred and Ruth (Welp) Ludewig.

He proudly served his country from April 1965 to April 1967 with the Army during the Vietnam War. Larry was an Army Specialist 4 with the 9th Infantry BDE Task Force 25th Division as a battlefield medic with the Tropic Lightning Corps. He was awarded the Combat Medical Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Driver and Mechanic Badge with Drive Bar. Larry was a member of the Polo American Legion Post 0083.

Larry enjoyed woodworking, metalworking, and fishing, and truly was a “Jack of All Trades,” he could fix anything. He also was a member of Milledgeville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Sandra Remrey; two daughters, Laurie (Jeff) Burke of Oregon and Melissa (Jimmie) Austin of Dixon; three sons, Michael Ludewig of Italy, Cory (Becky) Eykamp of Dixon and Alex (Libby) Remrey of Louisiana; two sisters, Evelyn (Barney) Millard of Missouri and Barb Horner of Mount Morris; two brothers, Mervin (Gail) Ludewig of Polo and Robert (Mary Jane) Ludewig of Missouri; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many special friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; and one brother, Laverne.

Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a celebration of life for family and friends at a later date. Arrangements were completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Milledgeville.

Memorials have been established.

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