THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Dorothy M. Luebke
Issue Date: November 21, 2013
Dorothy May Luebke, 88, Gillett, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Born May 11, 1925, to the late Charles and Hilda (Bourassa) Loberger of Oconto, she married Carl H. Luebke in August 1946, in Oconto. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1984.
She taught elementary school over 30 years, belonged to the VFW Auxiliary, NORTA, WREA and volunteered at the Oconto Falls Hospital. A faithful member of St. John 's Catholic Church in Gillett, she served on the altar society and also as a Eucharistic minister. She loved spending time with family and friends, especially time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed visits to the casino, traveling, playing cards, bowling and winters in Florida.
She is survived by three sons, two daughters and their families; Tom (Sharon) Luebke, Michael (Susan) Luebke, David (Heidi) Luebke, Susan (Roger) Johnson and Mary (Louis) Bahrke; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth (Rollyn) Radke; a brother, Jim (Bev) Loberger; sisters-in-law, Jan and Darlene Loberger; a brother-in-law, Gene Behringer and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a baby sister, Mary; brothers, Lee, Richard, and Paul Loberger; a sister, Margaret Behringer; 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 called at Kuehl Funeral Home, Gillett from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15. Visitation continued from 9 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m Saturday, Nov. 16 at St. John 's Catholic Church in Gillett. Burial followed at Wanderer 's Rest Cemetery, Gillett.