WAUWATOSA

Lynda C. Widstrand

July 13, 1944 - May 23, 2009

Lynda C. Widstrand (nee Anderson) died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at age 64. She was born July 13, 1944, in Milwaukee.

She is the daughter of the late Lester F. Anderson and Mary Jane Anderson (nee Benson) and stepdaughter of the late Macy Goad.

She was united in marriage to Norman Ludtke on July 20, 1963. She then married Randall C. Widstrand on Nov. 1, 1986, in West Allis. Lynda graduated in 1962 from East Troy High School. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Reeseville, where she ran the Sunday School and sat on the Board of Directors.

She is survived by her three children, Laura (Jon) Radtke, Diann (Robert) Janson, and Eric (Gale) Ludtke; six grandchildren, Alexander, Danielle, and Michael Radtke, Emily Janson, and Aireyonna and Dustin Ludtke; her sister Kathryn (Alan) Miller; brothers Frederick (Darlene) Anderson, and David (Janet) Anderson. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Randall Widstrand; mother Mary Jane Goad; father Lester F. Anderson; stepfather Macy Goad; sisters, Vicky Anderson and Evelyn Heim; brother-in-law Kenneth Heim; and nephews, Alan Joseph Miller and Andrew Heim.

A visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 29, with a service to follow at 1 p.m. at The Lutheran Home Chapel, 7500 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa.

Donations to Ovarian Cancer Research or Immanuel Lutheran Church of Reeseville would be appreciated.

Harder Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family. Contact them at 781-8350 or visit www.harderfuneralhome.com for directions and to leave condolences.