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Jack E. Ludwick Jr.

Published: Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

STERLING – Jack Earnest Ludwick Jr., 73, of Sterling, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Jack was born Dec. 14, 1940, in San Antonio, the son of Jack Earnest, Sr. and Ruth (Horton) Ludwick. He married Barbara Stanfield on Nov. 24, 1989, in Rock Falls. Jack worked as a welder at Imeco for many years before retiring.

Survivors include his wife of Sterling; one daughter, Tonja (Scott) Norman of Yorktown; four sons, Johnny Ludwick of Dixon, Billy (Linda) Ludwick of Arizona, and Jackie Ludwick and Jimmy (Jan) Ludwick, both of Rock Falls; two stepdaughters, Katie (Greg) Manon of Sterling and Karen Perris of Rock Falls; two stepsons, Harold Winters of Missouri and Geno (Michelle) Pyse of Minnesota; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls, with Pastor Mike Durham and Pastor Geno Pyse co-officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Maranatha Baptist Church in Rock Falls.

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