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Marie T Ludwig
May 12, 1919 - Sept. 24, 2021
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
11:30 am
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
54 E. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021
12:30 pm
St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
N. Madison St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Marie T Ludwig
Chilton, WI

Marie T. Ludwig, age 102, of Chilton, passed away on September 24, 2021 at Century Ridge Assisted Living Chilton, WI with family by her side.  She was the oldest of seven, born to George and Agatha (Meyer) Heimann on May 12, 1919 in the Town of Charlestown. She began dating her future husband, Arlin J. Ludwig, at a dance on Valentine’s Day, 1938. On most dates, from that point on, they literally danced the night away. They married the following year on October 4, 1939 at St. Martin Catholic Church, Charlestown. He preceded her in death on October 23, 1976. She had farmed with her husband in the Town of Stockbridge near Kloten.

Marie was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, formerly  St. Elizabeth Parish in Kloten. She was a member of the Christian Mothers, the Daughters of Isabelle, the Mission of St. Mary’s Chilton, and the Catholic Knights Charlestown Branch #194. She was also a Calumet Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Member. For many years, one of her favorite pastimes was raising African Violets. In her 102 years, she’s seen many things most of us have only read about. She remembered the Model T, horse drawn plows and sleighs, singing Christmas songs in German, and much more.

Survivors include 3 children: Donald A. (Dianne) Ludwig, Hortonville; Michael W. Ludwig, Town of Stockbridge; and Arleen M. (Gary) Schwartz, Oregon City, OR. She is further survived by: 16 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and their spouses; 36 great grandchildren; and 20 great-great grandchildren; and sisters Julianna Weber, New Holstein, and Isabelle Schneider, Lake In The Hills, IL, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by: her sons Marvin F. and Norbert G. Ludwig; daughter in-laws Adrienne (Bastable) Ludwig, Karen (Morrison) Ludwig, and Karen (Sohn) Ludwig; granddaughter Amanda Ludwig and grandson John Schwartz; and great-great granddaughters Ivy Hieber and Harper Ludwig. Also preceding her in death were: her sister and spouse Leona (Ervin) Daun; brothers and spouses Sylvester (Virginia) Heimann, Albert (Mildred) Heimann, Wilfred (Gertrude) Heimann); brother in-laws Sylvester Weber and Richard Schneider; and brother in-law and spouse Albert (Esther) Ludwig.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 am on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (54 E. Main St.) in Chilton with Rev. Jon Thorson officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Chilton.  Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 9:00 am until 11:00 am on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Those who wish to watch a livestream of the service, see an archived recording of the service in the future, or view flowers given to the family, can do so by clicking HERE

Marie's family would like to thank all of the staff at Century Ridge and Calumet County Hospice, especially Rebecca and Holly for all of the loving care that was show to Marie and the entire family.  
My condolences go out to the family of Marie. Marie was a wonderful women always put a smile on my face. And not to mention she was my favorite resident.

Rebecca Goeser (Frogger) (Caregiver) - Sept. 26, 2021


You will be missed very much I will miss going to see you and talking to you you were such a sweet loving caring women that didn't deserve to go but gods got you in his arms and the angels watching over you miss you my dear rest in peace

Michelle Swette (Friend) - Sept. 25, 2021


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