Lorraine B. LuehrsFebruary 28, 1930 ~ September 17, 2017 (age 87)
Lorraine B. Luehrs, age 87, of Momence, formerly of Manteno, Peotone, and Harvey, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Dwight Gorbold and Nancy Wheeler officiating. Burial will take place at Peotone Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice of Kankakee Valley would be appreciated.
Mrs. Luehrs was born on February 28, 1930 in Blue Island, IL, the daughter of the late Victor and Amalie (Miller) Steinhauer. She married the late Ralph W. Luehrs Sr. on November 25, 1950. She was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone and the Immanuel Women’s Fellowship. She loved to read and cook.
She is survived by her children, Dennis (Debbie) Luehrs of Florida, Gerald (Eileen) Luehrs of Lansing, Deborah (Bert) Weaver of Momence, Sharon (David) Wurster of Manteno, Victor Luehrs of Manteno, Ralph (Cindy) Luehrs Jr. of Orion, John (Renee) Luehrs of Manhattan, and Laura (Allen) LoCascio of Manteno; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Susan Luehrs of Bourbonnais; and 2 sisters, Viola Luecht of Riverdale and Vicki (Donald) Deacon of Dyer, IN.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ralph W. Luehrs Sr. (September 3, 2013), and her son, Donald W. Luehrs (June 19, 2001).