Marion L.Ludlow, age 91, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. Marion was born May 23, 1925 in Fremont, MI. She was a daughter of the late Myron and Nellie (DeHaven) Waters. On November 25, 1948 she was united in marriage to her loving husband, Charles H. Ludlow, who preceded her in death on May 8, 2012. Marion graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor's degree. She went on to teach for Otsego and Paw Paw public schools from 1947-1950. Marion was a long-time member of the Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Marion was an avid reader, she had a love for shopping especially for a good bargain, was an excellent baker, had a generous nature and was well-liked by everyone, young and old. She was a lifelong member of P.E.O. Surviving Marion are her 5 children, Charles (Deborah) Ludlow, Gregory (Christine Seashore) Ludlow, Cynthia (John) Brennan, Cathy (Kevin) Cooper, Carol (Ronald Coleman) Ludlow; grandchildren, Kortnee Berkheiser, Chase Carman, Brinton Seashore-Ludlow, James Seashore-Ludlow and Chas Ludlow; step-grandchildren, Kasey Cooper, Shelly Reeves, Michael Reeves and Amy Leasure; great-grandchildren, Hanna Miller, Breckyn Addis, Charlie Carman and Grace Cooper; sister, Katie Simmons; and brother, Lee Waters. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jim Waters. At her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be held Friday, August 5, 2016 from 5-7pm at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street. A memorial service to celebrate Marion's life will be held Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo. Memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice.