Robert Michael Mike Ludwig Sr.

Robert Michael "Mike" Ludwig, Sr., age 70, of Erie, passed away at the Erie VAMC on his birthday, Saturday, February 8, 2014. He was born in Erie on February 8, 1944, son of the late Donald "Max" Ludwig and Mary Moyer.

Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving in the Vietnam War.

He was in heating and air conditioning maintenance for many years. Mike was a member of the Fairview V.F.W. and enjoyed coin collecting.

Mike is survived by his son, Robert M. Ludwig, Jr.; (fiancé, Jen Wheaton); his daughter, Robin M. Ludwig; his wife, Diana M. Ludwig; sisters, Roberta Tryzbiak (Ken), Darlene Gula (John) and Kathleen Thompson; brothers, David Ludwig (Mary), Donald Moyer (Tonya), John and Ronald Sipe; grandchildren, Justin and Chris Lowther, Joseph R. Ludwig and Kaylyn Catalano and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles and Donald Ludwig and his sister, Rosemary Bahlinger.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Wednesday from 6 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 8:30 p.m. Interment will be at Erie County Memorial Gardens, on Thursday at 11 a.m., with full military honors rendered by American Legion Carl Neff Post 571.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 11, 2014