Helen Luedke

Helen Eulina (nee Menning) Luedke, 89, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids.

Born in Green Bay, she was the daughter of Theodore and Jean (nee Claussen) Menning. She was a former employee of Waukesha South High School.

She is survived by her daughter, Juliene Erdmann of Roanoke Rapids; son, Bruce Luedke of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and grandsons, David Erdmann of Raleigh, N.C., and Mark Erdmann of Roanoke Rapids.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lawrence Luedke, and her brother, Tom Menning.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 27, at Rosemary United Methodist Church, Roanoke Rapids, with the Rev. Thomas Sweeley officiating. Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral Home of Roanoke Rapids, (252) 537-4742, is serving the family.