Robert Ludeman


NAPOLEON --Robert (Bob) Ludeman, 95 years old, of Napoleon, passed away on November 2, 2012.

Devoted husband of Hildegard "Kate" Dietrich for 62 years, they were married August 9, 1950, at St. John Lutheran Church Freedom Township, by Reverend George Maassel. Bob was a proud Army Veteran of WWII and a life-long member of the American Legion, VFW and Amvets, all of Napoleon. He worked for the City of Napoleon Street Department for over 20 years. Bob loved to paint by number, fish, play bridge and golf.

He is survived by his brother William of Ariz.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents, William and Gladys Ludeman and siblings, Ernest "Pete," Herschall, twin sister Roberta McNair, Laverene Clark and Lester.

Friends may call for visitation at Snyder-Wesche Funeral Home on Monday, November 26, from 4-8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, November 27, at 1:30 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church Freedom Township with Pastor Stephen Niermann officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

The family requests memorial donations be made to St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Henry County Health Care. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy please visit our website at

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