Douglas R Ludwig, 87, Hillsboro, ND passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.

Douglas Ludwig was born to John and Hannah (Swenson) Ludwig in Hillsboro, ND on December 6, 1924. He grew up and attended school in Hillsboro. Doug joined the Army in November of 1944 and was stationed in Germany during World War Two, until his discharge in 1946. He returned to the Hillsboro area where he worked at the grocery store in the winter and on the farm in the summer. Doug started work with Pioneer United Telephone in 1953 and retired from US West in 1992. Douglas R Ludwig and Corrine Boe were married on the family farm near Hatton, ND on August 18, 1956. They had three children. His wife, Corrine, and their daughter, Jodi Jorgensen, preceded Doug in death.

He is survived by his children, Jim (Karla) Ludwig, Bismarck, ND and Lori (Tom) Tweten, Grand Forks, ND;  his son-in-law, Dan Jorgensen; and his grandchildren, Sarah and Rebecca Ludwig; John and Andrew Tweten; Taylor, Dalton, and Beau Jorgensen.

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  1. fairmont minnesota Lori……….It took me a while to find this, a computer “guru” I am not….After all the time visiting in the waiting room, I felt like I should have known this man. I had to search to find the obituary…….Just wanted to tell you that my prayers are still with you and your family……………..jim johnson

  2. La Crescent MN
    My deepest condolences on the loss of Doug. He was a wonderful man, father and grandfather and I know he will be greatly missed. I know I will miss his crinkely eyed smile and watching him sneak sugary snacks when he thought no one was watching. All God’s blessings.

  3. detroit lakes mndoug was a wonderful man have only known himfor a few yrs but he always made us feellike part of the faily he will be truly missed

  4. Crookston MN
    God’s speed on your journey Doug and I say thank you to a wonderful man and WWII veteran of the greatest generation.

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