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Betty A. Ludwig

Betty Ann Ludwig, 91, of Forreston, died on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Manor Court, Freeport.

Betty was born on Nov. 27, 1927 in Ogle County, the daughter of John W. and Mary (Mutinga) Bocker.

She married Donald C. Ludwig on Dec. 4, 1946 in Forreston. He died on Aug. 11, 2010.

Betty and Donald were lifelong Ogle County famers.

She was a member of Forreston Reformed Church.

She enjoyed garage sales, collecting toys, playing 42, and attending her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting and school events.

Surviving are her three sons, Greg (Shirley) Ludwig, of Freeport, Gary (Connie Kaiser, friend) Ludwig, of Forreston, and Jon (Renee) Ludwig, of Forreston; nine grandchildren, Maida, Carrie, Christian, Wesley, Sam, Dan, Jered, Nick, and Alex; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Beverly; and daughter-in-law, Diana Ludwig.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 29 at 11 a.m. at Forreston Reformed Church. Rev. Lyle Zumdahl will officiate.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Burial will be in West Grove Cemetery.

A memorial has been established.

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