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Mikelene Ludwig

Mikelene Ludwig

Jan. 1, 1920-Sept. 6, 2013

Mikelene K. Ludwig, 93, of Fargo, died Friday, September 6, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services were held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 in the David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.

Interment will be in St. Leonard's Cemetery, Pel-ican Rapids.

Mikelene Kay Ludwig was born to Joseph and Gertrude (Pfliger) Heisler on January 1, 1920 near Esmond, N.D., where she was raised and educated.

Mikelene was united in marriage to George Ludwig January 23, 1939 in Esmond. They lived in Esmond until moving to Fargo in 1954.

She worked for Ken's Cafeteria and then, for over 40 years as a seamstress for Strauss Clothing in Fargo, retiring in 1982.

For many years, Mikelene and George enjoyed a lake home near Prairie Lake near Pelican Rapids. They returned to Fargo in 2006. George died August 29, 2013.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, doing crafts and playing cards.

Survivors include two sons, Alvin (Valeta) of Ottertail and Dale of Pelican Rapids; 21 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, George, she was preceded in death by a son, DeWayne; two grandchildren, Allen and Ashley; seven brothers and five sisters.

David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.