April 30, 1933 – October 1, 2018
Doris L. Luehrs, age 85, of Plattsmouth, Nebraska, was born on April 30, 1933, to Virgil and Clara (Harmsen) Gruelke in a farm house west of Atlantic, Iowa. She passed away surrounded by family on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at her daughter Tammy’s home in Plattsmouth.
Doris was united in marriage on Nov. 16, 1949, in Wahoo, Nebraska, to Arley Watson and to this union two children, Linda and Leonard, were born. After she and Arley divorced, she met Bob Rohwer and the couple had two children, Beverly and Barbara. She later married Charles Luehrs on March 10, 1958, and the couple had five children, Valerie, Charlotte, Debbie, Kevin and Tammy. Doris worked for many years as a nurse aid at the Glenwood State School and also worked for many years at the Corner Bar in Plattsmouth.
She loved spending time with her family. She loved her dogs, going to the casino, playing keno or bingo. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and Eagles Auxiliary.
Doris is survived by her children, Linda (Greg) Otte of Ralston, Nebraska, Leonard Watson, Beverly Halagarda, Barbara Haliku, Valerie Taylor, Charlotte Cobb, Debbie (Gary) Molck and Tammy Jordan, all of Plattsmouth; 26 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sister, Katie Fisher and special friend Marvin Nicholson of Holiday, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kevin Luehrs; husbands, Arley Watson and Charles Luehrs; and special friend, Bob Rohwer.
Funeral services were held Oct. 4 at Harvey Funeral Home in Plattsmouth with Rev. Lloyd Stuhr officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth.
Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation.
Online condolences to www.bpharveyfuneralhome.com.