Thursday, August 24th, 2006
Adel "Gundi" Luedeke, 60, 212 N. Pear St., St. Marys, died at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born June 22, 1946, in Neunkirchen, Germany, to Lilli Dinges. On June 17, 1965, she married Ben Luedeke, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Herbert and Sean (Tonya), all of New Bremen, three daughters; Christi (Marty) Craft, New Knoxville, Leslie (Kevin) Koesters and Dorothy (Brian) Daniel, both of St. Marys; a brother, Karl Dinges of Germany; two sisters-in-law, Betty Belton and Virgene Mohrman, both of Celina; 15 grandchildren and five step grandchildren. ,
Deceased are a daughter, Betty Luedeke; an infant sister; and two grandsons.
She worked many years in the health care field and most recently at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was a member of the St. Peter's Church, New Bremen, and Chained Eagles of Ohio.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Celina Visiting Nurses and Hospice.