April 18, 2015 10:00 A.M. with a visitation one hour priorBoulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
April 17, 2015
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April 17, 2015Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
Dan passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Sanford Health in Fargo, surrounded by his close family, at the age of 61.
Daniel Joe Ludemann was born on May 19, 1953 in Barnesville, MN, the son of Joe and Marna (Barry) Ludemann. He grew up in this area and graduated from Barnesville High School. He continued his education at Moorhead Technical College where he studied Fashion Merchandising. Dan began his career as a chef at Galaxy Supper Club in Barnesville while still in high school. He later worked for JC Penny in Jamestown, ND and Rapid City, SD. He also co-owned “Just Pants” in Rapid City, SD. Dan was well known in the Fargo/Moorhead area for working at Dayton’s, The Doublewood, the Northwood Chalet, the Tree Top, the V.I.P. Room, and Monte’s where he greeted and served many guests with exceptional service. In later years he owned and operated Estate Sales by Dan.
Throughout the years Dan spent many hours volunteering at area organizations including the Dakota Boys Ranch, the YMCA and Heirlooms. His passions in life included purchasing and selling antiques, baking, dancing, and entertaining his family and many dear friends.
Dan is survived by his loving partner of 36 years, Curt Rustand; his brothers, Fred Ludemann of Wichita, KS; and Phil (Nancy) Ludemann of Spring Park, MN; and his sister, Linda (Kurt) Bailey of Baton Rouge, LA. Also surviving are his very special two nephews and two nieces; and nine great nephews and nieces.