James Ludeman


James Edward Ludeman, 75, of Kuttawa, Kentucky, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Kuttawa, Kentucky. Inurnment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Veteran’s Cemetery in Joliet, Illinois.

Arrangements were entrusted to Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

“Jim” is survived by his wife, Ellie Ludeman; a son, James (Karen) Ludeman of Columbus; daughter, Kelly (Brian) Bastin of Geneva, Illinois; and three grandchildren.