Stephanie Ludwig

LUDWIG, Stephanie Kim, 51, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in Ruby Memorial Hospital.

She was born November 21, 1961, in Glen Dale, W.Va., a daughter to David and Betty (Simsa) Burkett.

She was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Moundsville. She was also a member of the Marshall County Animal Rescue League.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan H. Burkett, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Simsa.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her loving husband, Francis Ludwig; one brother, David (Joan) Burkett of Glen Dale; uncle, Bob Simsa of Moundsville; three cats, Jamie, Festus, and Joey; and her dog, Cory.

Friends will be received for a memorial gathering on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 4 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes and Kirby- Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Tiffany Dlesk Spay and Neuter Clinic, 74 Animal Shelter Drive, Moundsville, W.Va. 26041.

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