John Richard Ladewig

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

JOHN RICHARD LADEWIG, 42, died April 7, 2007, in Fayetteville. John was born Nov. 26, 1964, in Independence, Mo., the son of Orval and Shirley Cassidy Ladewig. He moved to Arkansas 15 years ago, where he made his home.

John worked in the grocery business most of his life. In 2005, he was employed by Dollar Tree Stores as assistant manager in Berryville. In 2006, he moved to Fayetteville to become manager of the Dollar Tree in that location.

John enjoyed doing Indian artwork, hiking and anything to do with nature. He was 22 percent Indian and proud of his Sioux heritage.

John was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Shirley and Otto Brown of Kansas City, Kan.; six children, Addler, Hailey, and Evan Ladewig of Kansas, Colten Ladewig, Nathan and Brookelyn Green of Berryville; one grandchild, Addison Evangeling Benjamin/Ladewig; one brother, Raymond Ladewig of Newton, Iowa; one sister, Mary Ladewig, of Kansas City, Kan., and many close friends in the Berryville area.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.