Joyce A. Ludiker
Birth Date: October 2, 1924Death Date: January 1, 2018
Joyce Ailene Ludiker was born October 2, 1924 in Jenks, Oklahoma to Jess and Ruth Martin, but was primarily raised by Ruth and stepfather Paul Buchanan. She passed away January 1, 2018 at the age of 93 at Hillcrest Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Ailene married Bob Ludiker in 1946 until his passing in 2003. She is survived by 3 children, son Steve and wife Vickie, son Larry and wife Reba and daughter Lisa Austin and husband Tom and her grandchildren Meagan Ballard and husband Tarron, Emily Smith and husband Koby and Ben Ludiker and wife Emily and great grandson Gable.
Ailene grew up primarily in the Tulsa area and graduated from Rogers High School. She worked at Southwestern Bell before her children were born, when she then became a full time at home mother and cherished her role as mother and grandmother. She was proud of her children and particularly her grandchildren, which brought her special joy.
She was outspoken, outgoing and made friends easily. Special friends included her Garnett Road Baptist Church Group, “The Roadsters”, which she served as MC, until shortly before her passing.
Ailene’s memorial service, will be at 2PM Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at Floral Haven Rose Chapel. Contributions may be considered to Roadsters Group at Garnett Road Baptist Church or the Palliative Care Service at Hillcrest Medical Center.