James Michael Luedtke Jr., 21, of Madison/Presque Isle, passed away unexpectedly due to an automobile accident Thursday, July 4, 2013.
He was born Oct. 31, 1991, in Madison, the dearest son of Jim and Betsy (Buetow) Luedtke.
Michael is survived by his sisters, Jamie (Andy Murray) and Libby; his special niece and nephew, Norah and Dean; his grandparents, Jay and Jan Jorgensen, Gene Buetow, and Bob and Marilyn Rucks; his beloved Brittany and Emme Dean; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Victor Luedtke.
Funeral services for Michael will be held Wednesday, July 11, 7 p.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave., Madison.
Visitation will be held 3 p.m. until the time of service Wednesday.
A celebration of Michael’s life will be held Saturday, July 13, 3:30 p.m., at the Carlin Club Lodge, Presque Isle.
At this celebration, in conjunction with the World Championship Muskie Classic, donations will be accepted in Michael’s honor.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
Any room, when Michael entered, brightened and glowed – conversation sparkled. Michael’s smile inspired happiness. Michael – our son, brother, grandson, and friend – will be long loved and remembered as a steady source of happiness for everyone who knew him – now and forever!