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Alberta T. Luebbehusen, 89 of Ferdinand, passed away on Tuesday, January 31st at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand. Alberta was born September 27, 1933, in Celestine to Edward and Theresia (Thewes) Hentrup. She married Paschal J. Luebbehusen on November 17, 1955 in St. Celestine Church. He preceded her in death on February 11, 2010. Alberta was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church. She belonged to the Daughters of Isabelle and Saint Ann’s Sodality. Alberta liked playing cards, watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, and being with family. S

he is survived by four sons, Bob (Wanda) Luebbehusen of Santa Claus, Jim Luebbehusen of Huntingburg, Glenn Luebbehusen of Ferdinand, and Keith Luebbehusen of Jasper; one daughter, Geri (Dan) Henke of Jasper; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. Alberta was preceded in death by her husband, Paschal; a son, Dan Luebbehusen, a grandson, Jason Henke and two brothers, Roman and Edward Hentrup.

Funeral services will be Friday, February 3rd at 10:00 AM ET in St. Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call Thursday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand from 4-8:00 PM ET and Friday at the church from 9:00 AM ET until time of services.

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