Howard H. Luehrs, 62, of Pierceton, IN passed at 1:18 a.m. on October 21, 2021 at his home. He was born on June 9, 1959 in Jackson, NJ to Howard Herbert & Eleanor (Bower) Luehrs.
He graduated from Jackson High School in Jackson, NJ, Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and received his Masters from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He was married on June 27, 1992 in Silver Springs, MD to Karen J.E. Earl who survives. He was formerly a biology teacher in Roxboro, NC and Hyattsville, MD, worked for the Peace Corp, Lowe's in Warsaw, was a naturalist at Chain of Lakes State Park, and owner operator of the Wilmot Mill.
He grew up in New Jersey and lived in North Carolina & Maryland before moving to Pierceton in 1997. He was a member of the Rock Church in Cromwell.
He is survived by:
Wife - Karen Luehrs of Pierceton
2 Sons – Nelson (Courtney) Luehrs of Nappanee and Alan Luehrs of Texas
2 Sisters – Denise (Albert) Plungis of Jackson, NJ & Debra (Michael) Waxer of Carmel, CA
Brother – Dan (Carol) Luehrs of Montgomery, AL
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 28 at the Rock Church, 9564 E 1050 N, Cromwell, IN with Pastor Sarah Tuttle officiating.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Rock Church, 9564 E 1050 N, Cromwell, IN 46732, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 11550 N. Meridian St., Carmel, IN 46032, or Visiting Nurse & Hospice, 5910 Homestead Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.