LUDEMANN Ernest, (Ernie) on March 2, 2017 at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton. Aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of Valmai for 73 years. Loved father and father in law of Jennifer Read, the late Raymond, and Helen, Francie and Charles Carr, Murray, and Ian and Jill. Loved Grandad and great Grandad of all is grandchildren and his 2 great great grandchildren . Messages to the Ludemann Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the 206 Club at the Senior Centre, the Park Street Day Care Centre and an extra special thank you to the staff at Tuarangi Home for their loving care of Ernie over the last year. A service to celebrate Ernie’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Tuesday March 7, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.