Joel C. Ludwig
Born: November 17, 1969
Died: May 25, 2021
FORRESTON – Joel C. Ludwig, 51, of Forreston, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at FHN Memorial Hospital.
Joel was born November 17, 1969, in Freeport, the son of Stanley and Karen (Johnson) Ludwig. He married Shawnda Spray on September 2, 1989 in Forreston. Joel was extremely active in his community; he served on the Foundation Board and the School Board for the Forreston School District. He was a member of Forreston Reformed Church, where he served on the consistory. Joel was the Forreston Summer Ball Program Coordinator. He was also a member of the Forreston Lions Club. He loved attending any Forreston sporting events.
Surviving is his wife, Shawnda Ludwig of Forreston; children, Allison (Fred) Bergman of Chadwick, Samantha Ludwig (Mitchell Harter) of Hobart, Wisconsin, Jacqueline Ludwig, and Joel Ludwig; brother, Matthew Ludwig; sister, Donna (Mike) Johann; and father-in-law, Charles Spray Sr.
Joel was preceded in death by his parents, Stan and Karen Ludwig; sister, Gretchen; and mother-in-law, Diana Spray.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Forreston Reformed Church. Pastor Lyle Zumdahl will officiate. There will be a visitation from noon until the time of service Saturday at the church. Burial will be in West Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Joel in his memory.
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Published by Ogle County News on Jun. 4, 2021.