Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 9 Oct 1972 p. 6.
Marvin Edward Ludlow, 58, died at his home at 522 Liberty Street at 10:40 p.m. Friday, October 6. He has been a supervisor at Harrison Steel Casting at Attica for more than 30 years. He was a life resident of Fountain and Warren counties and graduated from West Lebanon High School. Mr. Ludlow was a World II veteran and had served in Army ordinance for three years. He had resided in Covington since 1946. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church; Fountain Lodge 60, F & AM; Troy Chapter 145, Order of Eastern Star for which he was a past worthy patron; Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, Zorah Shrine of Terra Haute; Royal Order of Jesters Court 45, and Western Indiana Shrine Club. He was married to Robbye Roebuck June 10, 1944. She survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Miss Marlene Ludlow of Stuttgart, Germany, and Mrs. Judy Clemons of Marion, and two sons, William Jay of Terre Haute and James R. of University of Denver, Colo. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bodine & Shelby Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Miller officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery at Covington. Friends may call at the funeral home any time. Masonic rites will be conducted at 8 this evening at the funeral home. --Typed by Debby Masterson.
Source: The obituary is from a collection by Fauniel Hershberger, saved the 1950's, 60's and 70's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
(probably from the Danville, Illinois newspaper)
COVINGTON, Ind. (CNS ) -- Marvin Edward Ludlow, 58, of 522 Liberty, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday (Oct. 6, 1972) at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. Born July 25, 1914 in Sterling, he was a son of Oral and Celia Wilkins Ludlow. He married Robbye Roebuck June 10, 1944. She survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Miss Marlene Ludlow of Stuttgart, Germany and Mrs. Judy Clemons of Marion; and two sons, William Jay of Terre Haute and James R. of Denver, Colo. He was a life resident of Fountain and Warren counties. He graduated from West Lebanon High and was a veteran of World War II. A resident of Covington since 1946, he was supervisor of the Harrison Steel Casting in Attica for over 30 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Danville, Ill. Mr. Ludlow also belonged to the Fountain Lodge 60 F and AM; the Troy Chapter 145, Order of Eastern Star, where he was a past worthy patron, the Scottish Rite, Valley of Terre Haute; the Zorah Shrine in Terre Haute; the Royal Order of Jesturs Court 45 in Terre Haute; and the Western Indiana Shrine Club. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bodine-Shelby Funeral Home. --typed by Walt W