His wife Delphine preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Ranae (Mike) Davis and Charles (Kim) Ludwig; five grandchildren, Heidi (Jim) Good, Christopher (Tiffany) Lud-wig, Heather (Greg) Fradette, Holly (Ryan) Zimmerman, and Jona-thon (Bonnie) Ludwig; and 11 great-grandchildren, Evan, Alexis, Meghan, Schrader, Avery, Allison, Cooper, Elliot, Aiden, Mason, and Oliver.
He is also survived by friend and companion Dorothy Swan; by three brothers, Robert Ludwig, Arlin (Coleta) Ludwig, and Norman (Jeanette) Lud-wig; four sisters, Jose-phine Goodwin, Thelma Niehaus, Norma (Edwin) Macon, and Georgianna Noubarian.
Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas
a `Becket Catholic Church, in Canton, Mich.
Interment will follow at Albert Township Ceme-tery in Lewiston, Mich. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Michigan.