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December 17, 2017


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11/16/2017 12:40:00 AM
Michael G. Ladwig

Michael G. Ladwig, 28, died Monday Nov. 13, 2017 at his home in Ft. Myers, FL. Mike died by suicide after fighting a long and painful battle with mental illness.

Mike was bighearted, intelligent, compassionate, helpful, and a lover of nature and animals. Mike held a bachelor's degree in English from UW-Madison, and was an accomplished and passionate writer. He wrote for the Badger Herald while a student at UW and was also a published poet. In 2016 Mike was a recipient of the Ron Wallace Poetry Thesis Prize at UW-Madison.

He is survived, and will be dearly missed, by his mother and father, Mary and Gordon Ladwig; grandmothers, Juanita Valley and Donna Ladwig; brother, Nik Ladwig; sisters, Elizabeth Narveson and Erin Ladwig; niece, Morgan Narveson; his dog Buddy; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial to take place at a later date.

Contributions in memory of Mike may be made to NAMI Dane County, 2059 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704, or online at www.namidanecounty.org/donate.



Reader Comments

Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Article comment by: Mary Zierold

I just learned of Mike's death, and words cannot express my sympathy for your loss. Although I did not know Mike, my son was a friend of Erin, Mike's sister, and I understand all too well the pain of losing one so young and so talented. My prayers are with your family.

Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
Article comment by: David Soderberg

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Michael was in our son's class, and we remember him as polite, always respectful and kind. Our hearts go out to you during this sorrowful time.
the Soderberg family


Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Article comment by: Marc Herscovitch

Mike, you were a thoughtful and creative person who fell to this disease when you were only starting to reach your potential. We will remember all that was and miss all that would have been.

Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Article comment by: Joyce Valley

Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time. Our hearts go out to you.

Joyce and Dale




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