The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 11, 2013

Donald E. Ludvigsen

The Clinton Herald

---- — Donald E. Ludvigsen

Dec. 5, 1930 - Dec. 9, 2013

CLINTON — Donald E. Ludvigsen, age 83, of Clinton, died Monday Dec. 9, 2013 at Mercy North Medical Center.

There will be no visitation or funeral services held; cremation rites have been accorded. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at

Donald was born on Dec. 5, 1930 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Harold and Pearl (Webber) Ludvigsen. He attended Clinton High School.

He married Darlene Kahler on Aug. 17, 1957 in Clinton. He worked as a funeral home assistant at the Cannon Funeral Home, Clinton, and the Miller Funeral Home in Preston. He enjoyed traveling, his gun collection, and fishing.

Donald is survived by his wife, Darlene Ludvigsen of Clinton; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Ludvigsen of Clinton and Doris J. Myers of Alexandria, IN; a brother-in-law, Jack Holcomb of Albany, IL.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and a sister.

Death date: Dec. 9, 2013