Dorothy May Luebke

May 11, 1925 – November 12, 2013

Dorothy May Luebke, 88, Gillett, peacefully passed away on Tuesday November 12, 2013. She was born on May 11, 1925 to the late Charles and Hilda (Bourassa) Loberger of Oconto. Dorothy married Carl H. Luebke in August 1946 in Oconto. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1984. Dorothy taught elementary school 30 plus years. She belonged to the VFW Auxiliary, NORTA, WREA and volunteered at the Oconto Falls Hospital. She was a faithful member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Gillett, where she served on the altar society and served as a Eucharistic minister. Dorothy loved to spend time with her family and friends. She especially cherished the time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also loved to visit the casinos, travel, play cards, bowl, and winter in Florida.

Dorothy will be missed by her three sons, two daughter and their families; Tom (Sharon) Luebke and their children Joshua (Sierra) and Jessica; Michael (Susan) Luebke and their children David (Kimiko) Luebke and Ryan (Anita) Luebke; David (Heidi) Luebke and their children Hans and Bjorn; Susan (Roger) Johnson and their children Lisa (Michael) Cronan, Matthew Johnson and Monica (James) Quinn; Mary (Louis) Bahrke and their children Craig (Michelle)Bahrke and Carrie (Brian) Bartel. She will also be greatly missed by her eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister Ruth (Rollyn) Radke, a brother Jim (Bev) Loberger, sisters-in-law Jan and Darlene Loberger, a brother-in-law Gene Behringer as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy is preceded in death by baby sister Mary, brothers Lee, Richard, and Paul Loberger; a sister Margaret Behringer. Also, her in-laws Arthur, William, Ken (Evelyn), and Evelyn Luebke, Grace (Paul) Widebrook, and Ruth (Lloyd) Pastel, two nephews, a niece and special friend Marvin Eschner.

Friends may call at Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett, from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday November 15, 2013 and then from 9 to 10 A.M. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Gillett Saturday November 16, 2013. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. with burial to follow at Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery, Gillett.

Special thanks to the staff at Meadowlands Assisted Living, Community Memorial Hospital, Woodland Village Nursing Center, Heartland Hospice, and Dr. Elkins for dedicated and compassionate care.

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