Beloved Husband,Father and Grandfather Age 78, of West St. Paul. Longtime Employee of MNDOT. Passed away in Harlingen, TX on March 24, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, Ernest Ludwig and Lena (nee Baker); and sister, Mary Agnes Murphy. Survived by loving wife of 44 years, Ruth; children, Glenda (Terrill) Richardson, and Michael; grandson, Kyle Richardson; brother-in-law, Robert Murphy; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Christian Burial 12 Noon Thursday, April 4th at the CHURCH OF ST. JOSEPH, 1154 Seminole Ave, WSP. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday at KLECATSKY & SONS WEST CHAPEL, 1051 So. Robert St., WSP (651-457-6200); and 1 hour prior to the mass at church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.