Julia E. Luedtke (nee Reinhard)

Julia E. Luedtke (nee Reinhard) of Hartford passed away at home with her family at her side on Friday, Dec. 23, 2005. She was 88 years old.

She was born April 18, 1917 in Milwaukee to Jacob and Emma (nee Schneider) Reinhard. She married George Pflug and he preceded her in death. She then married Warren Luedtke on Nov. 24, 1962 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.

Julie was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. She was a pink lady at Aurora Medical Center in Hartford. She enjoyed sewing, crossword puzzles and watching game shows on TV with Warren.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Warren; and her daughter, Karen (Ronald) Eshman of Apollo Beach, Fla. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Julie was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, George Pflug; and three sisters, Florence, Norma and Vera.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005 at Shimon Funeral Home on Union Street in Hartford. Family greeted relatives and friends on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford.

Memorials to Peace Lutheran Church appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.