In memory of
Jerome Luebrecht, age 86, of rural Bowling Green passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 25, at the St. Clement Catholic Church with Rev. Jason T. Doke, S.T.L. officiating. Burial was in the St. Clement Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Services were under the direction of Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes in Bowling Green. Jerome was born May 18, 1932, in Bowling Green, the son of Henry Martin and Mary Gesina Deters Luebrecht. He married Eileen Tinsley on July 26, 1951, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vandalia. She preceded him in death on October 23, 2000. Survivors include six sons; Tim Luebrecht (Lori) of Farber, Stephen Luebrecht (Zenda), Martin Luebrecht (Janice), Paul Luebrecht (Linda), Pat Luebrecht (Vicki) and David Luebrecht (Kim) all of Bowling Green, five daughters; Lois Schumacher (Michael) and Victoria Niemeyer (Eric) of Bowling Green, Janet Epperson (Jerry) of Vandalia, Susan Mollerus (Rick) of Curryville and Cheryl Mollerus (James) of High Ridge, 31 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren, two brothers; Kenneth Luebrecht (Thelma) of Bowling Green and Lawrence Luebrecht (Doris) of Farber, two sisters; Mary Jane Sullivan of Atlanta, Ga. and JoAnn Cannon (Bobby) of Bowling Green, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers; Clarence Luebrecht and Dennis Luebrecht and one sister; Edna Gamm. Jerome lived in Pike County his entire life and spent the majority of his time farming and milking cows. He owned and operated Luebrecht Dairy since 1950. Jerome was a member of the St. Clement Catholic Church as well as a life member of the St. Clement Knights of Columbus where he served for over 70 years and was recognized along with his family as a KofC family of the year. He also served on the St. Clement School advisory board. Jerome enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching his purple martins. He was a member of the Thursday night poker club. Although he was retired from farming, Jerome still enjoyed working hay. Most of all, he enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers were Tim Luebrecht, Stephen Luebrecht, Martin Luebrecht, Paul Luebrecht, Pat Luebrecht and David Luebrecht. Serving as honorary pallbearers were his children and grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Pike County Home Health and Hospice, St. Clement Church or St. Clement School. Online condolences may be left at www.bibbveach.com.
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