Dorothy Ludwig

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Dorothy Ann Ludwig, 65, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Oct. 27, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Dail Statler and Ethel Statler.

She was a 1958 graduate of Jackson High School.

She and Earl D. Ludwig were married June 28, 1959, in Sedgewickville, Mo.

Dorothy worked at the former Jackson Exchange Bank in Jackson, the former Farmers and Merchants Bank, the former Carron Copy Systems, the former SEMO Bank, and the former Ford's Custom Bikes, all of Cape Girardeau.

Dorothy enjoyed reading books of all kinds. She was a lifelong member of Sedgewickville Lutheran Church. The past three years she had been in failing health.

Survivors include her loving husband of 46 years, Earl; a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Amy Ludwig of Cape Girardeau; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Doug Stratton, and their children, Tyler and Danielle of St. Peters, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Albert Nyland officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the David C. Pratt Cancer Center, c/o St. John's Mercy Medical Center, Foundation Office/Corporate Hill, 13175 Lakefront Drive, Earth City, Mo., 63045.