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LUHRING, Henrietta 1909-1991


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/31/2010 at 22:42:27

Henrietta Trena Luhring, of 305 4th St., Parkersburg, IA, was born the daughter of Joe J. and Gertie Meester in Pleasant Valley Township, Grundy County, March 30, 1909. She received her education in the rural school near her home.

On February 20 1931, Henrietta was united in marriage to Johann Luhring in her parent's home. They established their home on a farm near Parkersburg, where they lived until 1972, when they moved to their present home in Parkersburg.

Henrietta was a member of the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church. She participated in the activities of the: Senior Citizen's group at the Parkersburg Civic Center, The Silver Beavers, The Get Off Your Rocker group, and The Red Cross Volunteers. She also Crocheted 35 afghans for grandchildren, enjoyed ceramics, Pie Baking contests, Hog Calling Contest at the National Dairy Cattle Congress. She also loved to beautify her home with flowers, but most of all, she enjoyed her family.

On March 29, 1991, she was admitted to Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, IA, where she died at 4:40 p.m., April 1, 1991. She reached the age of 82 years, and 2 days. Henrietta was preceded in death by her husband, Johann Luhring in 1979, a son, Johannes Luhring, by her parents, 2 sisters, Bena Wolters and Esther Hemmen, and 2 brothers, Jacob Meester and Herman Meester.

Henrietta is survived by: Bob Barz, a very special friend; 4 sons and their wives: Herman & Shirley Luhring, Kenneth & Rosie Luhring, Larry & Marty Luhring all of Parkersburg, and LeRoy & Darilyn Luhring of Iowa Falls; 6 daughters and their husbands, JoAnn & Ray Kruger, Cherokee, Evelyn & Bernie Conrads, Cedar Falls, Esther & Marvin Eiklenborg, Waterloo, Phyllis and Don Settle, Melbourne, Mary & Darrell Danger, Newton, and Janice & Wayne Arends, Aplington; a daughter-in-law, Vada Luhring, Parkersburg; 42 grandchildren, and 26 Great grandchildren; and 5 sisters, Annie Buskohl, Ackley, Trena Schnell, Stout, Martha Eilderts & Lydia Kolder both of Parkersburg, and Ruth Claassen, Grundy Center.

--funeral card


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