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Vera Luessenheide

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Vera D. Luessenheide 91 of Hoyleton, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville.

She was born on September 28, 1923 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Joseph and Emma Queren Finke. She married Orlin Luessenheide on April 3, 1948 in Hoyleton and he passed away on July 7, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents. Left to mourn her passing are two sons; Ron (Linda) Luessenheide of Richview and John Luessenheide of Hoyleton. two grandsons; Brian (Becky) Luessenheide of Nashville and Brad (Cheryl) Lussenheide of New Baden. four great grandchildren; Brooklyne, Brance, Rylee and Emma Luessenheide.

Vera was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton where she was active in the women’s guild. She was also a member of the Washington County Home Extension and American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing and playing the organ and piano.

Funeral services were held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. William Bunnage officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at