|Pilot Tribune 21 June 1945|
Killed in Night Flight
Darrel Ludwig, Former Arlington Boy To Be Buried In Chicago
Ensign Darrel Ludwig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Ludwig, former Arlington residents, was killed on a night flight while training at the Santa Ana, Calif., Air Base last week. He was the pilot of a Hellcat.
Darrell’s grandmother, Mrs. Lula Ludwig, Mr. and Mrs. Hobson Ludwig and Mrs. E. G. Rosenbaum of Arlington, left for Chicago, where the funeral services will be held.
From California Death Index 1940-1997 on Ancestry.com:
Name: Darrel Royce Ludwig; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 27 March 1921; Birth Place: Iowa; Death Date: 8 June 1945; Death Place: Orange County
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~