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Mervin D Ludewig

October 1, 1937 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Mervin Ludewig Obituary

   Polo, IL, Mervin “Merv” Ludewig, age 86, passed away on Tuesday January 2, 2024 in Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon, IL.  Merv was born on October 1, 1937 in Forreston, IL, the son of Fred & Ruth (Welp) Ludewig.  He married Gail Newcomer on December 31, 1978 at their home in Rural Polo, IL. 

   Merv was owner and operator of Ludewig Trucking, he was a farmer, he loved to tinker in his garage, he was an original founder of the Polo COOP, and he ran the Polo Legion, coffee time with his COOP friends, and he kept watch of the neighborhood.

  Merv is survived by his wife: Gail Ludewig, Polo, IL; 3 daughters: Teresa (John Lantz) Mize, Leesburg, FL, Stacey (John) Clinton, Lincoln, IL, Brenda (Jim) Wilson, Dixon, IL; step-son: Trent (Kim) Robinson, Shannon, IL; 5 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 1 sister Barb Horner, Mt. Morris, IL.

  Merv is preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers: LaVerne, Larry, and Robert; sister: Evelyn.

  Cremation rites have been accorded with Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mt. Morris, IL.

A celebration of life will be held at later date.

  Memorials to Serenity Hospice & Home and/or Polo Fire and Ambulance.

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