Jean M. Ludwig

Jean M. Ludwig

Jean M. Ludwig, 65, of East Earl, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at Ephrata Hospital.

She was married 20 years to Bill Ludwig. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Verna Neff Kauffman.

Jean retired from Dart Container Corporation in 2013 after 30 years of employment. She enjoyed Harley riding, vacationing in the Outer Banks, fishing in Chincoteague, VA, reading and watching Wheel of Fortune.

The family would like to thank the nurses and nurse's aides on the second floor of Ephrata Hospital for the excellent care given to Jean.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Steve husband of Rebecca Hackman of Schaefferstown, and Greg husband of Josie Hackman of Newmanstown; a stepdaughter, Melissa wife of Bill Fisher of Witmer; eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; five brothers, Jerry husband of Carol Kauffman of Lancaster, Jim Kauffman of GA, Jeff Kauffman of Lancaster, Jay husband of Karen Kauffman of Lenhartsville, and Jann Kauffman of Ephrata; and a sister, Juniata wife of Mark Akers of Ephrata. She was preceded in death by a sister Judy Brubaker.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 5, at 8:00 P.M. at the Beck Funeral Home, 315 E. Main St., New Holland, PA with the Rev. Melvin Horst officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 P.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. To send an online condolence to the family, visit

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Beck Funeral Home

315 E. Main St.
New Holland, PA 17557