Mary Margaret Ludwick

March 07, 1926 ‒ December 31, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Mary Margaret Ludwick, age 94, lifelong resident of Marion, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020. She was born on March 7, 1926, in Marion, to the late Walter G. and Dorothea R. (Daugherty) Lyon.

Mary graduated from Harding High School in 1944, and went on to graduate from Bowling Green State University in 1971. Mary was a devoted homemaker and for many years enjoyed being a substitute teacher. She married her husband, Harold, on February 22, 1948, and worked alongside him on the farm.

Mary attended Kirkpatrick Liberty United Methodist Church, was a member of the Marion Area Christian writers, and was involved with the Marion County Teachers Association.

A devoted, faithful woman, Mary volunteered her time visiting nursing homes.  She often shared her original music including songs from her own published book, “Songs and Words of Faith”.  She taught Sunday School and was an avid traveler with her husband, Harold, visiting places like Turkey, Australia, Europe and Alaska. While in Ecuador and Haiti, they did missionary work.

Mary is survived by her son, Rev. James (Nancy) Ludwick, of Lebanon; daughters, Jane (Nick) Comer, of Marion and Barbara (Ed) Harer, of Bloomville;  grandchildren, David (Laura) Comer, Holly Burton, Jay (Holly) Ludwick, Matthew Comer, Scott (Marita) Harer, Teri (Brendan) McCabe,  Jonathan Ludwick, and Sarah (Kyle) Shroll; great grandchildren , Tyler (Savanna) Burton, Alyssa Burton, Preston Burton, A.J. Comer, Cora Ludwick, Lilian Ludwick, Callie Comer, Kylie Harer, Miranda Ludwick, Abigail Harer, Avery Shroll, Elsie Harer, Brendan McCabe, Jr., Charlotte Shroll and Rory McCabe; great great granddaughter, Elaina Burton; sisters, Ruth Prettyman, Helen (Bob) Evans, and Jean Fyffe.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Ludwick, her sister in law, Helen Ludwick and brothers in law, Lee Prettyman and Darrel Fyffe.

A graveside service for Mary will be held privately at Marion Cemetery. A memorial celebration of life service will be held in the future when everyone can gather safely.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Gideons International or Kirkpatrick Liberty United Methodist Church.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to have been chosen to serve Mary’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting,



  • So Sorry for your Lost You Have My Condolences I’m. Sure She Was A Fabulous and a Caring Grandmother and Love Her Family. She Now Receives Her Golden Wings and Fly High With All Gods Angles.
    God Bless

  • So sorry to hear of her passing. She will always be in my heart. Mary taught me how to play the piano for $1 a lesson. My heart goes out to the family, she will truly be missed

  • Jane & Family,
    We are very sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. We will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time but also know that we rejoice with you because of her faith in Jesus.
    Joe and Phyllis Thacker

  • Jane, Nick and family, I am so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was such a lovely lady. Praying that all your wonderful memories will bring you peace and comfort. With deepest sympathy, Mark and Pat Murphy

  • Jane, Holly and families, so sorry to hear about Mary she was a great lady! She touched many lives! She will be missed!

  • James, Jane and families. So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. I know she will be missed by many. Prayers for you and your family.

  • She was a beautiful kind woman who always had a smile on her face when I would have an opportunity to visit with her. She was blessed with a good life and lots of love from her family. ❤ My condolences to each of her family members.

  • I’m very sorry to here about Mary.She was a. Super nice lady.She will be missed by many ,many people. I spend a lot of time with her.

  • So very sorry for the loss of Mary. You have my deepest sympathy and condolences. I know she meant a lot to Holly and her family. God bless you all during this time of sadness. God and Jesus welcomed another angel home.

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