Edna M. Ludowese, born Oct. 26, 1923, in western Minnesota in a farming community, passed away on Nov. 6, 2018 with her family present. Preceded in death by husband Earl of 63 years; sons Lonnie and Danny; grandchildren Peter Colombo, Nicholas Ogren and Tonia Nickolaus and great-grandchild, Mathew Lampi. She is survived by children Butch Ludowese (Char), Connie Nelson, Karen Jonk, Linda Nelson (Gregg), Joey Ludowese (Mavis), Jay Ludowese (Teresa), Becky Ogren (Tom), Sandy Colombo (Mike), David Ludowese and Lenny Ludowese (Debbie); 27 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. Edna was a very loving wife and mother. Her family and faith was very important to her. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's, Stillwater, on Monday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior.