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Louise Ludovissy

March 5, 1926 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 93)

            Louise Hanna Ludovissy, age 93, of Guttenberg, IA, passed away peacefully in Monticello surrounded by her girls, on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  She was born on March 5, 1926, the daughter of William (Pop) and Elizabeth Schrunk. 

            Louise received her education locally and graduated from the Guttenberg High School with class of 1944.  On March 9, 1946, Louise was united in marriage with Francis “Duke” Ludovissy in Guttenberg and this union blessed them with 6 daughters.  Over the years Louise worked several jobs but making a home and raising 6 girls was a full time job in itself. 

            Louise was a long time member of Immaculate Conception Church and Eagle Aerie #4114.  She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, fishing, scrap booking, cracking walnuts, playing bingo, playing cards, volunteering at the nursing home and making pumpkin rolls for her family.  Louise was an avid Cubs fan and went to many games with her family into the age of 90. 

            Louise will be forever loved, cherished and missed by her 6 daughters, Connie Harbaugh, Jerri (Doug) McGuine, Jane Johnson, Julie (Art) Willie, Cindy (Pat) Wachendorf & Dixie (Paul) Beckman; 21 grandchildren; 61 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters in law, Mary Engling, Laurie Ludovissy and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

            Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband Duke in 2005; 2 grandsons, Jackie Harbaugh & Nick Wachendorf; 4 great grandchildren, Shari Harbaugh, Dillon Funk, Kendra Harbaugh & Zachary Platner; sisters, Berdina Smith, Dorothy Gage & Hattie Appleton; sons in law, Jack Harbaugh, John Johnson and many other relatives and friends. 

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