MARIENTHAL - Pete Luebbers, age 85, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 at his home in Marienthal, KS. He was born on September 14, 1934 in Wichita County, KS, the son of August and Beata [Kreutzer] Luebbers. A lifetime resident of Wichita County, KS, Pete was a farmer, auctioneer and rural mail carrier. He also served proudly in the U.S. Army for two years.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal. On Feb. 3, 1959, he married Donna Simmons in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Together, they raised six children.
Survivors include his wife Donna; sons Preston (Dea) of Colorado Springs, CO and Paul of Emporia, KS; daughters Teresa Lee of Garden City, KS, Anita Hudson of Olathe, KS, and Amy Luebbers (Raoul Lievanos) of Eugene, OR; five grandsons; and three brothers, Gus (LaVerne) of Marienthal, KS, Don (Ruth) of DeRidder, LA and Jerry of Ranier, OR.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jim; his parents; sisters Donna Bea Luebbers, Lenora "Red" O’Neill and Edith Berend; and brothers, Omer "Boots" and John "Hans".
Vigil Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, KS., with Fr. Tim Hickey presiding. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, KS., with Fr. Tim Hickey presiding. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Marienthal, KS.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to any Pro-life Organization or Leoti EMS in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, KS.