Kenneth Joseph Ludwig, 72, of Shelton, retired from IBM, died Aug. 9, after a long illness in CT Hospice, Branford. He was the husband of Carole (Walker) Ludwig for 22 years.
Born in Columbia, S.C. on Sept. 27, 1943, son of Nicholas and Lillian Kennedy Ludwig of Fairfield; U.S. Air Force, Vietnam War. After the Air Force, he married Lucille Mintkenbaugh and lived in Wilmington, N.C.
He also is survived by children, Susan (Dean) Ludwig Harrell of Newtown, and Mark (Ingrid) Ludwig of Miami, stepchildren, Wendy (Mike) Audet of Newtown, and Shani (Gavin) Magurie of Chicago, six grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren, many nieces and nephews, siblings, Catherine Donleycott of Raleigh, N.C., Stephen (Joanne) Ludwig of East Haven, Lorraine (Bob) of Westervelt of Fairfield, Philip (Nubia) Ludwig of Stratford.
Also predeceased by brother, Paul Ludwig, and sister, Eileen Ludwig.
Riverview Funeral Home, Shelton. Burial: Riverside Cemetery Shelton.
Memorial contributions: CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.