Mathias ‘Matt’ Ludewig
FAIRFAX-Mathias “Matt” Ludewig, 84, of Fairfax died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Fairfax Community Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax with burial in the church cemetery. Military Honors by the Fairfax Honor Guard.
Arrangements are with the Hauser-Hantge Chapel in Fairfax.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Mathias Edwin Ludewig was born on Aug. 1, 1929, in Leavenworth, Brown County, Minn., to Raymond and Gertrude (Schumacher) Ludewig.
He served in the U.S. Army from May 17, 1951 until Feb. 18, 1953 during the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Verna Ludewig of Fairfax; son, Bradley Ludewig of North Mankato; three grandchildren; sister, Adeline Braulick of Sleepy Eye,; and brothers, Charles Ludewig of Morgan, and David Ludewig of Sleepy Eye.