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“Dear Pat, So sorry to hear about Rex. We have many happy memories of living next to the two of you at the barracks. We always enjoyed Rex's brand of...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: steve & ginger elwood - Knoxville, TN

“Dear Michaela, May God grant you and your mother peace and comfort at times like this. May the memory of your dad be the most beautiful one in...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon Kuo - Washington, DC

“Dear Pat and Michaela, I wish to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. Rex and I worked together for many years in the Customer Advocate Group...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Lou Gergar - Waterford, MI

“Dear Michaela, Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your father, Rex. During this sad time, know that you are in my prayers. Sincerely, ...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: John D. OMalley - Pasadena, CA

“Dear Pat and Michaela, Our most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. Rex loved you both very much! We remember singing at the piano and having so...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Tim and Jill Kelly - Ocean, NJ

“Michaela, my prayers for your Dad's eternal rest and for Mom and you in your grief. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Br. Jerome Leo, OSB - Petersham, MA

“Dear Michaela, My heart goes out to you and your mother during this difficult time. Throughout our friendship I have heard such wonderful...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa Molinari - Las Vegas, NV

“Dear Pat and Michaela, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you both during this sorrowful time. Rex was truly a special man, a loving...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Patty, Jackson, Dalton, and Stuart Marshall - NC

“Michaela, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during these difficult times. May the God of comfort surround you and give you...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Michael and Melissa Ice - CA

“I worked with Rex on the small car platform as a Customer Advocate. I always enjoyed Rex's insight and concern for the customer. Rex taught me many...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Larry Johnson - Waterford, MI

“Dear Pat & Michaela. I am so sorry for your loss. Rex was such a part of all our lives, and will always be fondly remembered by my entire family. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: mary merryman - cincinnati, OH

“Pat and Michaela our hearts go out to you both at the great loss of a terrific husband and father. Fred particularly enjoyed talking "muscle" cars...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Bernice Phillips - North Canton, OH

“Michaela and Pat, from the short time that I knew Rex I felt close to him. Even in his illness he was a strong man. He had an unyielding spirit....Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Maurice Russell - los angeles, CA

“Pat and Michaela our entire family shares in your loss. I always enjoyed Rex's company. He was smart, funny, and a pleasure to be around. He always...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Bernie & Jeanne Nance - couzin

“DEAR PAT @ family---so vey sorry to read about the passing of Rex. God willing he will be waiting to see us all and maybe he and i can go bass...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: STEVE PRYSLAK - MI

“Pat and Michaela, My sincere sympathy. I am sure you are surrounded with your memories and they will be your comfort as well as prayer. Know that...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Diane l. pryslak - romulus, MI

“Times like these cause reflection and with thoughts of Rex comes smiles! We have many happy memories of Rex! He was such a wonderful person and a joy...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Mike, Khris, Delaney & Rileigh Zweydorff - OH

“Please accept our most heartfelt condolences for your great loss. Our fondest memories of Rex will live long in our hearts. We never seemed to got...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: James Phillips/Lory Figurella - OH

“I served Rex his food at Troy Beaumont during the many times he stayed there. It seemed every time Rex moved floors, I switched floors as well to the...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Jason Pirvu - Clinton Twp, MI


REX LLOYD LUDWICK, age 71, died on Friday, February 19, 2010, at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan. He was born on May 21, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio, to Harry Ames and Alma Ruth Ludwick. He was a resident of Troy, Michigan, and was a former resident of Ferndale, Michigan. Education: Rex earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tri-State College in Angola, Indiana. Occupation: Mr. Ludwick retired from Chrysler Corporation as a Mechanical Engineer after 35 years. He worked in Quality Control as a Customer Advocate. At one time he developed sound systems for Chrysler automobiles. Mr. Ludwick was a longtime member of the Detroit Sportsmen Congress. He was an avid sportsman, and in particular enjoyed bass fishing. He was proud of the fact that he sang in the Columbus Boys Choir (now called the American Boys Choir) in Princeton, NJ. The group was founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1937 and relocated to Princeton in 1950. Military: Mr. Ludwick proudly served in the U.S. Army (October 5, 1961 - October 4, 1967), and taught Engineering there. Surviving Wife of 45 years: Patricia Ann (nee: Kelly) Ludwick Surviving Daughter: Michaela Ludwick Deceased Son: the late Aaron Matthew Ludwick, deceased August 29, 1985 Visitation: Friday, February 26, 2010, from 2-8 PM at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, Troy, MI 48084 (between Maple and Big Beaver Roads) Funeral Service: Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with Reverend Arthur Baranowski officiating. Inurnment: White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Michigan Memorial Tributes may be made to: American Lung Association, 25900 Greenfield, Suite 401, Oak Park, MI 48237

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