Norman Lowell Ludwig, 86, of Forreston, died on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at Parkview Home, Freeport.
He was born on July 17, 1933 in Forreston, the son of Albert and Martha (Rose) Ludwig.
Norman married Mary Ellen Knodle.
He proudly served for his county in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran.
He was a member of Forreston United Methodist Church where he was a Youth Leader, also, a member of Forreston American Legion and the Mt. Morris Moose Lodge.
He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.
Norman was a life long farmer in his hometown of Forreston.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen Ludwig; three sons, Jeff (Patti) Ludwig, of Byron, Dave (Sue) Ludwig, of Forreston, and Ted Ludwig, of Webster, Minnesota; grandchildren, Ryan (Mandy) Ludwig, Rob (Lindsay) Ludwig, Caitlin(Adam) Pusateri, Nick (Tara) Ludwig, Elizabeth Ludwig, Kristy (Matt) Nokes, and Nikki (Kyle) Darst; and great-grandchildren, Aryanna Martel, Elle Ludwig, Emery Ludwig, Presley Ludwig and Marin Pusateri, and Remmer Ludwig.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arland; and sister, Dolores.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Burial will be at Haldane Cemetery.
A memorial has been established. Please sign his guestbook and share a remembrance at www.burketubbs.com.