Michael Ludlow, of Marcellus

Published 8:00 am Friday, September 25, 2015

May 18, 1952 — Sept. 23, 2015

Michael J. Ludlow, 63, of Marcellus, Michigan, passed away at home Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.

He was born May 18, 1952, in Chicago, the son of Joseph M. and Joyce I. (Bayne) Ludlow who preceded him in death. On June 10, 1973, in Marcellus, Michigan, he married Darlene Ann Fisk who survives.

Mike was a Veteran with the U.S. Navy having served from 1972 to 1978. He retired from Con-Tech in Dowagiac, MI after 34 years. Mike was a member of the Marcellus Fire Department for over 15 years and served on the Village Council for four years. He enjoyed fishing, camping and woodworking. He truly loved his family and friends and will be missed greatly.

He is survived by his wife Ann; one son, Daniel (Janice) Ludlow and one daughter, Miranda (Ian Kelley) all of Marcellus; four sisters, Ellen (Richard) Nanette of Connecticut, Frances (Bruce) Rosenstel of Holland, Michigan, Phyllis (Vernon) Thomas of Marcellus and Susan (Steve) Counsler of Ionia, Michigan; one brother Edward Ludlow of Marcellus; three grandchildren, Brenden, Morgan, Blake, and a grandson on the way and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Ruth Underwood and Lola Murray.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Marcellus Fire & Ambulance Service or to the Family.

Online condolences may be left at www.materralstonfuneralhome.com