It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dearly beloved uncle George R. Ludwig, age 93, on Sunday, May 7th at Elizabeth Residence in New Berlin.
He was born on August 17, 1929 to George M. and Estelle (nee Goelz) Ludwig, in Milwaukee WI. George graduated from Bay View High School in 1948, he went to the Wisconsin Teaching College (now UW Milwaukee).
During this time, he was drafted into the Korean War, which he served stateside in Maryland. After 2 years, and an honorable discharge, he went to Marquette University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in
Electrical Engineering. He pursued a vocation in teaching mathematics, and also coached swimming. George
completed his career teaching at Hamilton High School, retiring in the 1990’s. Retirement was filled with activities, especially travel to Europe, running marathons, carving intricate model ships and photography.
His family were the lucky recipients of the fantastic pies he baked on holidays, especially sour cherry. He will be
remembered for his deep faith, and love of God, his sense of humor, sweet smile and generosity.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Antoinette (Robert) Koerner. He is survived by his “older”
brother by five minutes, twin James (Mary Ann) Ludwig, nieces and nephews: Mark Koerner, Beth (Bob) Buretta, Peter (Maria) Koerner, Pat (Randy) Natrop, Katie (George) Hermes, Jon (Carisa) Ludwig. Great-nieces and nephews: Noah Koerner, Eliah Koerner, Chris Buretta, Colin (Sam) Natrop, Brenna (Mike) Sweeney, Conor Natrop, Payton Hermes, Ryan Hermes, George Hermes IV, Jake Lipski and Reid Ludwig
Visitation at St. Leonard Catholic Church, W173 S7743 Westwood Dr., Muskego, WI 53150 on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 12 Noon to 1:45 pm. Funeral Mass 2:00 pm followed by Military Honors.