Delores A. Ludwig


FORRESTON – Delores A. Ludwig, 85, of Forreston departed this earthly life on Nov. 16, 2020. She was born May 18, 1935 in Brookville, Ill., the daughter of Donald W. Smith and Mabel V. (Krusey) Smith.  

She married Arlyn D. Ludwig on Oct. 25, 1959. Together they had two daughters, Kelly Ludwig Orth and Amy Ludwig Adkins. She enjoyed her four grandchildren, Carson Swalve, Elyse Adkins, Paxton Orth, and Garrett Adkins. Delores celebrated the birth of her first great grandson, Declan Hartman.

Delores is survived by her children, her grandchildren, her great grandson, her sister, Barbara (Stanley) Toomsen of Shannon, and brother, Harlan Smith of Rockford.

She is predeceased by her husband, Arlyn, her parents, her brother Homer C. F. Smith, and her niece, Lora Mae Smith.  

A private service was held at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Dixon. Please sign Mrs. Ludwig's guestbook at