John Ludwig obitPeacefully from his home in Smithville, while surrounded by his family, the Lord called to Himself John Ludwig at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Willy (nee Van Amerongen) for 54 years. Loved father of Veronica and Wolter Vis, John and Esther Ludwig, Tammy and Pete Ravensbergen, Mark and Arlene Ludwig, Ed and Marge Ludwig, and Mike and Aimee Ludwig. Dear Opa of 37 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Beloved brother of Margaret Smith, Renee, John and Marlene, Harry and Janet, Frank and Dawn, Fred, Tina and Joe Nichol, Shirley and Bill Bowes, Bill, Joanne and the late Henry VanBrederode, and Brian. John will also be missed by the Van Amerongen family as well as by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may visit with the family at SMITHVILLE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 330 Station St., Smithville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. C. Bouwman officiating. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Anchor Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at

“One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.”

Psalm 27:4

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