Obit: Luther, Douglas #3 (1920 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Luther, Kuester, Wolk, Toburen, Logue

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 3/22/1973

Luther, Douglas (30 January 1920 - 11 March 1973)

Douglas Luther, 53, of Merrill and a former Greenwood resident, died March 11 in a hospital in Marshfield, where he has been a patient for the last week. He had also been hospitalized at Merrill for a week.

Mr. Luther was the son of Emil and Blanche Luther. He was born January 30, 1920, in Greenwood, and had been an employee of the railroad for 25 years.

He was married in Texas August 3, 1942, to the former Eldora Kuester, who survives. After their marriage they lived in Junction City until moving to Dancy and then to Merril three years ago.

In addition to his wife, survivors include: a son, James Luther of Holmen; a daughter, Mrs. Mark Wolk of Stevens Point; his father, Emil Luther, a resident of a nursing home in Tomahawk; a brother, Kenneth Luther of Wausau; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 14, in Merrill. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. David Logue, pastor of the Zion United Church of Christ in Greenwood, officiated. Graveside military rites were conducted by the Wallis-Hinker Legion Post No. 238 of Greenwood.

Attending the services at Merrill from Greenwood were Mrs. William Kuester and Loretta, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Kuester and Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Toburen.



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