Dan was the owner and operator of Best Way Heating and Cooling. He had a love for traveling and exploration. He enjoyed woodworking, classic cars, and building things. Dan, who loved his tools and could fix just about anything, was often called “Dan the Handyman.” He was a kind-hearted person and a wonderful friend who will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Lynn Luddeke.
Surviving are his wife of 23 years, Farida Zapanta-Luddeke, whom he married November 6, 1998;
two daughters, Vina Ann Luddeke and Vanessa Blinn Luddeke;
his mother, Edith Ann, nee Grubb, Luddeke;
a sister, Dana (Bob) Luddeke-Carroll;
a brother, Dean Luddeke;
a step-sister, Karrie King;
a step-brother, Ford (Patricia) Frazar;
and his step-mother, Karen Luddeke.
Dan is also survived by many close friends.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, February 19, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 19, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Dr. Joseph Scheets officiating.
Burial will be held at a later date.