Ludwig J. Hedstrom, 77, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was the director of plant operations for St. John’s Hospital and the research hospital in Leavenworth for 24 years.
Survivors include: his wife, Elise Hedstrom; daughter, Gretchen Norland and husband, Randy, of Galva; three grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Robin Hedstrom of Ft. Worth, Texas.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. December 13 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8170 Parallel, Kansas City, KS, 66112.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Heart of America Chapter, Prairie Village or to the church.
Condolences may be expressed at
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS.