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Richard Ludes 1934-2016
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Richard Ludes 1934-2016

Richard “Ed” Ludes, 81, died July 9, 2016, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Aug. 5, 1934, he was the son of Bernard Edward and Genevieve (McMullen) Ludes.
He married Patricia Ludes June 6, 1959 at Russell. He worked for Mutual of Omaha as a salesman for 50 years. Since 1961 Ed has been a Great Bend resident, a member of Knights of Columbus, Life Underwriters and a member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ludes, of the home; two daughters: Aimee Jostrand of Lucas, Texas, Jennifer and wife LeeAnn Ludes of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters: Joan Machin and husband Tom of Escondido, Calif., Regina Hogan of Placerville, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Services will be announced at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Knights of Columbus or Holy Family School, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 10, 2016