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Richard G. Luelleman
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  • St. Paul United Church of Christ
    115 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869
  • New Bremen Historic Association
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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RICHARD G. LUELLEMAN age 94
of New Bremen, Ohio, on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:10 P.M. at the Joint Twp. Dist. Mem. Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on May 15, 1920 in New Bremen, OH. He was the son of William and Ida (Heinfeld) Luelleman. On June 21, 1941 he married Ruth G. Burmeister who survives in St. Marys. Also surviving are his children, Jan and Kathy Luelleman of Wapakoneta and Sandra and Tom Bergman of St. Marys, his grandchildren, Jeff and Kelli Luelleman of Marysville, Lori Luelleman and Amy Luelleman both of Wapakoneta, Christopher and Victoria Bergman of Sioux Falls, SD., Tonya Robinson of Xenia, Ben Bergman of Chicago, IL., Patrick and Diana Bergman of Toledo and Tiffany and Dustin Cernan of Wapakoneta. Also surviving are his great grandchildren; Abigail, Brycen, Samuel, Will, Owen Sophia, Emma, Noah, Zachary, Jacob and Everett. He was the last of his family, preceded in death by his siblings, Ida Luelleman, Helen Quellhorst, Carl Luelleman, Margaret McDermitt and Catherine Grilliot.
Mr. Luelleman was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen. He was a member of the New Bremen Historic Association, growing up in the house that is now the Association's Museum. He was also a member of the Woodman of the World Camp 149 of New Bremen and the Home Benefit Association of New Bremen. He belonged to the former New Bremen Men's Garden Club and the Lions Club and the former Shirts and Skirts Western Square Dance Club. Dick enjoyed gardening, his roses and other flowers, square dancing and playing cards. He first worked at the former Roosevelt Theater in New Bremen and the former New Bremen Coal and Builders Supply. He had worked at the former STAMCO and retired from Crown Equipment Corp., both of New Bremen. After retirement, he became one of the caretakers of the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen with Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 4 until 7 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and on Thursday, one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to church memorial fund or to the New Bremen Historic Association. Condolences to the Luelleman family may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com