Tena M. (Ludwig) Schmidt, age 49, of Janesville, died on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center.
She was born in Janesville on Dec. 27, 1963, the daughter of Wayne "Geno" and Kay (Mickelson) Ludwig. She graduated from Parker High School in 1982. Tena loved watching Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and was talented in art, and enjoyed long motorcycle rides on the back of a Harley.
She is survived by her father, Wayne Ludwig; 3 sisters: Lynne (Jay) Jongebloed of Juneau, Julie (Darrell) Meske of Janesville and Kari Bedord of Madison; nieces and nephews, Gina (Jeremy) Green, Nathan Meske, Alex Meske, John Ludwig, Sam Ludwig and Mikaylin Kleiman; and great nieces and nephews, Tristin, Kaden and Nora. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; mother; and brother, Michael Ludwig.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL, Janesville, with Rev. Bruce Gray officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at Milton Lawns Chapel. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.