Betty Lou (Strobel) Luehrs, 94 of Lexington, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at home surrounded by family.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2022, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 S. St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245. A second visitation will be held on from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 18, 2022, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 806 S. Bus. Hwy. 13, Lexington, MO, 64067. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 18, 2022, at the church. Interment will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Lexington. In lieu of flowers, the family strongly suggest memorials in Betty's name to Grace Lutheran Church. Memories of Betty and condolences for her family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Betty was born on May 22, 1927, in Lexington, MO to Joe and Margaret (Mohr) Strobel. Betty graduated in 1945 from Lexington High School. On August 17, 1947, Betty was united in marriage to Henry J. Luehrs. She lost her soul mate on March 4, 2013. Betty was a life member of Grace Lutheran Church. Her father Joseph Strobel was one on the faithful members who started this church. She was Baptized on June 12, 1927, by Pastor Richard Kuehurt. Betty was confirmed on April 2, 1939, by Pastor Emil C. F. Hartman. Her conformation verse was Psalms 111 verse 10. Betty was a former member of the Ladies Vesper Guild, having held all offices of same. She was a Lutheran Women's Missionary League member and served on the District Christian Grown Committee. Betty taught Sunday School for many years. Betty was a 4-H club leader, lead various 4-H projects, and a member of the 4-H Fair Board. She was a PTA Legislation Committee Chairman. Betty was a member of the Hospital Auxiliary and a volunteer Gray Lady when the Lexington hospital first opened. She volunteered at the food pantry and Federal Commodities and Lutheran Braille Workers for many years. She has had jobs at the Lafayette Abstract Office and the Excelsior Springs Dry Cleaners and Laundry. Betty enjoyed making lap quilts for various care centers and homes. She was a devout jigsaw puzzle worker.
Betty is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Luehrs of Nevada, MO; two grandchildren, Janet Luehrs and fiancé Terry Young, and Eric Chambers and wife Lacy of Auburn, Washington; three great-grandchildren, Stephen and fiancé Victoria, Elizabeth, and Aiden.
In addition to her husband and parents, Betty was preceded in death by, a son, John M. Luehrs; and a sister, Dorothy (Strobel)n George.