Marvin Ludwig Obituary

Marvin J. Ludwig
Marvin Ludwig
Marvin J. Ludwig

January 25, 1931 - February 21, 2013
Born in Carroll, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Marvin Joseph Ludwig died at home surrounded by his loving family on February 21, 2013 at the age of 82. Marvin was born on January 25, 1931, the son of Lawrence and Elizabeth Ludwig. He entered the U.S. Army in 1952 and served as a Medic during the Korean War. He served overseas in Japan and was honorably discharged in 1954. Marvin and Helen Lansink were married on June 26, 1956. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Marvin was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Helen, his children, Patrick (Wendy) Ludwig, Karlene (Alan) Stokes, Michael (Barb) Ludwig, Kevin (Gretchen) Ludwig, Dianne (Michael) McCreary, and Terry Ludwig, 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 25, from 7-8 p.m. with an 8 p.m. rosary service at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3663 66th St., Urbandale, Iowa, on Tuesday, February 26 at 10:30 a.m. with a luncheon following. A private burial will be at the Veterans Cemetery near Adel.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, February 25, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
10:30 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
2:00 PM