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Terry Ludwig

May 25, 1943 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 78)


Terry Ludwig, 78, of Viola, Illinois died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg.

On Tuesday, June 8th at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola… Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by visitation from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 9th at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Matherville.  Burial will be at a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery.  Memorial may be left for Stand Up for Veterans.

Terry Louis was born May 25, 1943 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Walter and Edna Rouse Ludwig.  On September 25, 1961 he married Margaret Quintana in Galesburg.  SMSGT Ludwig was career Air Force, retiring in 1989 after 27 years of service.  He was a member of Viola V.F.W. and American Legion, 40 & 8, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion, East Moline.  After retirement he worked at East Moline Correctional Center.  Terry was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Viola.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting, his greatest joy was time spent with family especially his kids and grandkids.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife:  Margaret; children:  Terry (Anya) Ludwig, Michael (Belinda) Ludwig, Walter (JoAnne) Ludwig and Teresa (Darrell) Stacy; 15 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister:  Pat (Jess) Fugate and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter:  Tammy Watkins and brothers:  James and John Ludwig.

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Recitation of the Rosary
June 8, 2021

4:30 PM
Dennison Funeral Homes
1601 13th Street / PO Box 194
Viola, IL 61486

June 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dennison Funeral Homes
1601 13th Street / PO Box 194
Viola, IL 61486

Funeral Mass
June 9, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Anthony's Catholic Church
1386 252nd Street
Matherville, Illinois 61263

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