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Mary Jane Ludwig

Mary Jane Ludwig

Mary Jane Ludwig, 94 of Quincy died Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Blessing Hospital.
Born April 29, 1924 to William Randall and Alice Pearl (Collins) Mudd, in Monroe City, Missouri.

She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School graduating in 1942. She moved to Davenport Iowa while waiting for her future husband Norbert Ludwig to come home from the war. They were married November 28, 1946 in Monroe City, Missouri. He preceded her in death in 2009, after 63 years of marriage.

Mary and her husband owned and operated Ludwig's Market later renamed Granpa's Food & Stuff at 6th & Elm, until their retirement in 1994.

They loved traveling and spending time with family. Mary was always positive and a lively talker. You knew you'd have a good day after visiting with her. She loved her daily visits from her sister Dorothy and going for rides around town with family.

Mary was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, serving on the Social Concerns Funeral Committee. She was a former member of Sheridan Swim Club and K.C. Ladies Golf League. Her love of reading continued with books provided by the Quincy Public Library, Home Bound Department.

Mary is survived by her son Steve Ludwig and daughter Debi Henthorn and her husband Mike;
Sister: Dorothy Parn, Brother: Paul (Donna) Mudd; Sisters-in-law: Emma Jo Mudd, Mary Mudd and Cele Spalding.
Grandchildren: Lori Salisbury, Lisa Gamble, David Ludwig, Eric Ludwig, Amy Hudson, Kyle Ludwig and Kristi Johnson; 11 Great-Grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son William E Ludwig, brothers: Joe Mudd, Johnny Mudd, Bill Mudd, sisters: Kay Cleveland and Gen Montford, and brother-in-law Harold Parn.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday morning from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Peter. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials to St. Peters Catholic Church and Quincy Public Library-Homebound Department.

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From:
Margie
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry Debi and Steve
From:
Linda Willing
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Mary Ludwig got her hair done in the hair salon where I was part owner. She was such a joy everytime she came in. She will surely be missed.
From:
Janice "Griffin" Myers
Memphis, TN
Comments:
So sorry to hear about your mother Steve. Keeping you and yours in my prayers
From:
John Creech
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My condolences to Dave Ludwig and family. I had no idea Mary and Norbert owned that grocery store. They were truly part of "The Greatest Generation". We can only hope to pass along that generations values and ingenuity to our young people.
From:
Sandra Davis
Comments:
Steve & family, sorry about Mary!
Mary was truly sweet & nice lady!
From:
Christine Schaller
Anderson, IN
Comments:
Debi sorry to read about your mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.