Omer Matthew “Boots” Luebbers, age 86, died July 30, 2016 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS. He was born September 1, 1929, in Rural Wichita County, KS the son of August Casper and Beata Magdalene (Kreutzer) Luebbers.
He graduated from Wichita County High School, Leoti, KS in 1947. He had been a resident of Liberal since 1965.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 – 1953, during the Korean Conflict.
On August 6, 1957, he married Marilyn P. Kessler in Marienthal, KS. She survives,
He worked as a machinist at Ayr Lanes Bowling Alley in Liberal for over 30 years.
3 Sons Troy Luebbers and wife Angela Liberal, KS
Danny Luebbers and wife Terri (DeeDee) Liberal, KS
David Luebbers and wife Yolanda Liberal, KS
Daughter-in-law Cynthia Luebbers Wichita, KS
5 Brothers August C. Luebbers, Jr. and wife LaVerne Marienthal, KS
James Peter Luebbers and wife Donna Marienthal, KS
John Luebbers and wife Toni Wichita, KS
Donald Luebbers and wife Ruth Louisiana
Jerry Luebbers Rainier, OR
14 Grandchildren Becky, Corey and Shane Luebbers, Shawn Walton, Christina Luebbers, Erika and Bryce Lamas, Frankie Shanks, Joshua Bandt, Tyler Pinley, Matthew Bandt, Chantel, Dustin and Elizabeth Luebbers. 10 Great Grandchildren Isabella Luebbers, Ivy and Dwayne Pinley, Emileo, Michael and Anthony Bandt, Zade and Zeah Frase, Marley Huggins and Irvin Pinley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Son Thomas Luebbers, 2 Grandsons Jamie Walton and Ronald Luebbers, 3 Sisters Lenora O’Neill Edith Berend and Donna Luebbers.
Funeral Mass service will be 10:00 am, Thursday August 4, 2016 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Fr. James P. Dieker, presiding. Burial will be in the Liberal Cemetery. Military Honors will be presented by the American Legion Post #80.
Rosary and Vigil will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
Visitation will be 1:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday and 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in care of the Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.