Obit: Luchterhand, Laura (1899 - 1971)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Luchterhand, Breier, Schmidtke, Bonikowski, Dankemyer, Dux, Voss, Humlie

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 2/25/1971

Luchterhand, Laura (October 20, 1899 - 15 February 1971)

Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Luchterhand, 71, of Rt. 2 Spencer, who died at her home February 15, were held Friday, February 19, at 11 a.m. from Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal with the Rev. William Humlie officiating. Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery in Loyal.

Mrs. Luchterhand, the former Laura Breier, was born October 20, 1899, at Manawa, where she lived as a child. She worked for her uncle in Spokeville before her marriage to Alvin Luchterhand, which took place September 1, 1920, in Manawa. They farmed in Loyal Township where she lived for the remained of her lifetime.

Mrs. Luchterhand was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and of Trinity Lutheran Church Women. She was treasurer of a Senior Citizens group and was a charter member of the Spokeville homemakers club.

Survivors include five children, Robert Luchterhand of Spencer, Orville Luchterhand of Granton, Melvin Luchterhand of Loyal, Gerald Luchterhand of Spencer, and Mrs. Donald (Doreen) Schmidtke of Odebolt, Ia.; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister, Mrs. Alfred (Alice) Bonikowski of Manawa; and by three brothers, William Breier and Walter Breier, both of Manawa, and John Breier of Weyauwega.

Pallbearers were Gary, Lynn, Mike, Kenneth, and Dale Luchterhand, and Bill Dankemyer, Jr. Mrs. Verland Dux and Mrs. Erwin Dux sang “My Jesus as Thou Wilt” and “Peace, Perfect Peace.” They were accompanied by Mrs. Kenneth Voss.



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