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Published September 05, 2013, 12:00 AM

George Ludwig

George Ludwig, 97, Fargo, ND, formerly of Pelican Rapids, MN, died Thursday, August 29 at Golden Manor Assisted Living Center in Detroit Lakes. A celebration of the life of George Ludwig will be 2:00 PM Friday, September 6, at David-Donehower Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Leonard’s Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN.

Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday.

George Ludwig

George Ludwig, 97, Fargo, ND, formerly of Pelican Rapids, MN, died Thursday, August 29 at Golden Manor Assisted Living Center in Detroit Lakes. A celebration of the life of George Ludwig will be 2:00 PM Friday, September 6, at David-Donehower Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Leonard’s Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN.

Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday.

George Ludwig was born May 11, 1916 near Selz, ND to John and Magdelina (Wenning) Ludwig. He was raised and educated near Selz and, in his early years, worked on the family farm. George was united in marriage to Mikelene Heisler on January 23, 1939 in Esmond, ND. They lived near Esmond until moving to Fargo in 1954 where he worked as a mechanic for Russ Buick and for Overvold Motors. They moved to their lake home near Prairie Lake in rural Pelican Rapids and George then worked for Tiny’s Auto Wrecking in Fargo for the next 37 years. They returned to Fargo in 2006 and George entered Golden Manor in 2011.

He enjoyed tinkering, fishing and playing horse shoes.

Survivors include Mikilene, his wife of 74 years, two sons: Alvin (Valeta) of Otter Tail, MN, Dale of Pelican Rapids, 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren, two brothers: Michael (Virginia) of Fargo, ND and Adam (Dolly) of Jefferson, WA. He was preceded in death by a son: DeWayne, two grandchildren: Allen and Ashley, three brothers: Nick, Edward and Joe, three sisters: Mary, Julia and Ann and a sister-in-law: Theresia. David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.

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