July 3, 1941 - January 10, 2022
Hildegard Maria Ludwig Kersey, 80, of Salisbury, passed away on Monday, January,10, 2022 at her residence. She was born on July 3, 1941, to the late Theodor Bernard Ludwig and Grete Schmadlowski Ludwig. Mrs. Kersey worked as an office manager at Food Lion where she worked for over 30 years. She loved playing golf, gardening, caring for her husband and family and was a great cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Helmut Ludwig and Werner Ludwig and sisters, Elfriede Ludwig and Edith Thomaschewski. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 45 years, Leonard Kersey; three sons, Marcus Kersey (Sherry) of Bald Knob, AR; Michael Hammond of Winston Salem, NC; and Mark Hammond of Salisbury, NC; two daughters, Kathy Barbee (Darrell) of Salisbury, NC and Karen Gaskins (Todd) of Salisbury, NC; brother, Heinz Ludwig of Germany; and sisters, Erika Naler (Heinz) of Germany; Rosie Guder (Siegfried) of Germany and Roswitha Ludwig (Volcker) of Germany. Also surviving are nine grandchildren: Aaron Kersey, Kelsey Kersey-Boyd, Ashdon Kersey-Gude, Aubrey Kersey-Speer, Ryan Hammond, Richard Kennedy, Khristina Fowler, Alexandra Hammond and Matthew Hammond; 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. The family wants to thank Novant Health Rowan Hospice, Rowan EMS, Novant Rowan ER Staff and hospital staff for their compassion, professionalism and kindness in caring for our loved one. The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM Friday (Jan 14) at Summersett Funeral Home with a memorial service to celebrate her life following at 11 AM in Summersett Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Attn: Relay for Life Rowan County #HBNKBC, PO Box 2438, Kennesaw, GA 30156 or Novant Health Rowan Hospice, 1229 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144. Online condolences may be left at www.summersettfuneralhome.com. Summersett funeral Home is serving the Kersey family.
Hildegard Maria Ludwig Kersey, 80, of Salisbury, passed away on Monday, January,10, 2022 at her residence. She was born on July 3, 1941, to the late Theodor Bernard Ludwig and Grete Schmadlowski Ludwig. Mrs. Kersey worked as an office manager... View Obituary & Service Information
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