Dennis D. Ludvigson

HOLSTEIN - Services for Dennis D. Ludvigson, 70, of Holstein are pending at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Holstein.

Dennis died May 13, 2021, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove.

Dennis D. Ludvigson “Craz” was born July 25, 1950, to Verdine and Lois (Ewoldt) Ludvigson. He graduated from Eastwood High School.

He joined the U.S. Army Reserves and served five years as a marksman.

Dennis and Cynthia were married Aug. 18, 1994, and they made their home in Holstein.He worked at the Holstein grain elevator early in his career.

He then traveled the United States and the Virgin Islands as a movie installer in hotels. Later, he installed cable systems in Cheyenne, Wyo.

After retirement, he couldn’t sit still so he went to work for GOMACO as a driver, until he became unable to work, due to health reasons.

In his free time, Dennis enjoyed driving the countryside with his dogs, Gracie and Boscoe. He took great pleasure teasing his grandson, Ethan, as well as his nieces and nephews, and enjoyed caring for his longhorn cattle.

In his younger years, Dennis loved to participate in chuckwagon and chariot races and was known to get rowdy with friends while enjoying a good screwdriver.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia, of Holstein; a stepson, Kelly (Stephanie) Bivens and their children, Adam and Ethan of Holstein; his siblings: Colleen (Steve) Evans of Holstein, Keith (Sherri) Ludvigson of Cushing and Darnelle (Denny) Burton of Monona; numerous nephews and nieces; and cousins.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents; his mother-in-law, Ruby Neyman; numerous aunts and uncles; and cousins.