Harry S. Ludwig, 90, of Sigel, Illinois, passed away at 12:51 A. M., Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Heartland Christian Village of Neoga, Illinois. He was born December 30, 1926, in Effingham, Illinois, the son of Stephen and Emma (Pike) Ludwig. Harry was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church of Sigel, Illinois. He married Mildred Greuel November 11, 1947 in Green Creek, Illinois. Mildred passed away April 9, 2013. Mr. Ludwig was a retired partner of Ludwig Lumber Company and he was also a farmer and a carpenter. Mr. Ludwig leaves two sons, Steve (Vicky) Ludwig and Gary (Karen) Ludwig all of Sigel; three daughters, Karen (Randy) Mayhall and Julie (Rick) Clayton all of Sigel, and Mary Beth (Calvin) Mitchell of Effingham, Illinois: fifteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Leonard Greuel; sisters-in-law, Norma (Louis) Greuel and Margaret (Kenneth) Flood. Mr. Ludwig was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred; one great grandson, Charles Bogardus. Memorials may be made to St. Michael School of Sigel, or to the Heartland Christian Village Activity Fund, Neoga, Illinois.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A. M., Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Sigel, with the Rev. Father Sunder Ery officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 P. M., to 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, with a Parish Rosary at 6:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Swengel-O’Dell Funeral Home of Neoga. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Sigel.