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Susan Lay Ludwig Pretsch

Susan Lay Ludwig Pretsch, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008.
She and her first husband, Tom Ludwig raised their four children in Holly, Ariz., where she worked in the school system for several years.
In 1990, she married Ernest Pretsch and they lived in Arizona where they enjoyed the culture and climate. Mrs. Pretsch always enjoyed new people, places, traveling and even earned her pilot’s license at the age of 60.
She lived in Payson with her second husband until his death.
Mrs. Pretsch was active in Mogollon Health Alliance while living in Payson.
Surviving are her four children, Lee Cote, Jim Ludwig and his wife Carol, Scott Ludwig, and Sarah List and her husband Don; six grandchildren, Tom, Jennifer, Scott, Kevin, Liz and Emily; one great-grandchild, Analeisea.
The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m., Saturday Nov. 29 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Holly, Ariz.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28 at the Dryer Funeral Home in Holly.
Burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery directly following Mass.
Memorials may be made to Red Cloud Indian School (www. or to Mothers Against Drunk Driving/ M.A.D.D at