February 20, 1942-January 26, 2010  

Mass of Christian Burial for Joyce M. Ludivig, age 67 of Albany, will be 2:00 PM Saturday, January 30, at the Church of Seven Dolors in Albany.  Joyce died Tuesday at the Saint Cloud Hospital.  There will be a visitation from 5-8:00 PM Friday at the Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Home in Albany, and again after 1:00 PM Saturday at the Seven Dolors Parish Center in Albany. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Home in Albany.  

Joyce was born February 20, 1942 in South Milwaukee, WI to Roman and Lillian (Kaminski) Schaefer.  She grew up in South Milwaukee where she married Robert Ludivig on September 2, 1961.  Later the couple moved to Cudahy. In 1971 they moved to St Cloud, and finally retired to Albany.  Joyce worked as a cake decorator for Byerly’s and as an Accountant in the Accounts Payable department at Cub Foods.  Joyce was an incredibly passionate quilter and also had a great love for knitting.  Joyce is a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany.  

Joyce is survived by her husband, Robert (Bob) of Albany, her children Terri (Robert) Gertken, Richmond; Robert (Tanya) Ludivig, Faribault; Sherri (Troy) Gehrking, Sartell.  She is also survived by her brother Gerald Schaefer, Muskego, WI and her seven grandchildren; Amanda Gertken, Kayla Ludivig, Heather Lewandowski, Andrew Ludivig, Darla Lewandowski, Taryn Gehrking, and Domanick Gehrking.    Joyce is preceded in death by her parents.