Obituary Record

Leonard L. H. Luebker
Died on 4/26/2005

Published in Pilot-Tribune, May 3, 2005



Leonard L. H. Luebker, 82, of Fremont, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, in Gallup, N.M.

Memorial services were Monday, May 2, at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Interment will be at a later date at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell.

Leonard Henry Louis Luebker was born June 15, 1922, on the family farm northwest of Arlington to H. Edward and E.K Mathilda (Niederhoefer) Luebker. He graduated from Arlington High School in 1940.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Sept. 17, 1942 and was honorable discharged Jan. 16, 1946. While in the military, he attended the Milford Trade School, then went to California prior to being shipped to the Phillipines and New Guinea in the South Pacific. Among his distinguished service honors, he received the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

Mr. Luebker was a “life member” of VFW Post 8332 of Arlington and of American Legion Post 20 of Fremont; the Fremont Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 200; and the Fremont Golden “K” Kiwanis Club. He was a former member of the F.C.C. Amateur Radio organization.

He was a farmer all his working years, and also worked for the Washington County ACS office, now known as the FSA office.

On Nov. 10, 1946, he married Anna May Brennecke in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Millard.

Survivors include his wife, Anna May; daughter and son-in-law, Ann Marie and Clifton Oswalt of Kyle, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Leonard II and Kathy Luebker of Columbus; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.

# 2 - - Omaha World-Herald, May 1, 2005

LUEBKER - Leonard L. age 82, of Fremont, formerly of Arlington area. Survived by wife, Anna May; daughter, Ann Marie and husband, Clifton Oswalt of Kyle, TX; son, Leonard 2nd and wife, Kathy Luebker of Columbus; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

MEMORIAL SERVICE Monday, 2 pm, First Lutheran Church, Fremont, 1110 N Lincoln St. No visitation. Burial, Ft. McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE

LUDVIGSEN MORTUARY, Fremont, NE 402-721-4440

~~~Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clipping on file at the Blair Public Library.~~~

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 5/3/2005