HOISINGTON — Robert G. Ludwig, 87, died December 10, 2020, at his home in Hoisington, Kansas. He was born March 3, 1933, the son of Carl & Agnes (Watts) Ludwig. Robert graduated from Great Bend High School and then served in the United States Air Force.
A longtime Hoisington resident, Robert was a farmer and had worked as a truck driver. He was a hardworking man that was a wonderful father and grandfather who loved his large family. Robert was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
On August 2, 1954, he married the love of his life Marjorie L. Debes at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. They enjoyed 65 wonderful years together. She preceded him in death on August 22, 2019.
He is survived by his children; Susan Davis and husband Keith of New Cambria, Loretta Riedl and husband Bert of Great Bend, Mary Kaiser and husband Kent of Bushton, Robin Nicholson and husband Brian of Windsor, Colorado, and Dennis Ludwig and special friend Christine Allen of Olmitz; daughters-in-law, Veronica Ludwig of Olmitz and Jeri Ludwig Henderson and husband Bob of Cleveland, Oklahoma; 19 grandchildren, Jessica, Allen, Quentin, Jeremy, Francis, Crystal, Angela, Kayla, Audrey, Rachael, Justin, Kyle, Jennifer, Shawn, Karl, Derek, Matthew, Ethan, Sienna, and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; sons, George C. Ludwig and Robert J. “Bobby” Ludwig, and an infant son, Patrick Ludwig; brother, Delbert Ludwig; sisters, Josephine Brack and Wilma Kitterman; and a grandson Kevin Anthony Kaiser.
Visitation will be Sunday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home.
The family will have a private service. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery, Hoisington.
Memorials may be made to St. John Catholic Cemetery Fund or Kans for Kids, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 13, 2020