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DeKalb County Indiana Obituary

Otto D. Lueders
Contributed by Judy Richter

The Auburn, IN Evening Star, Thursday, May 14, 1964

Retired Insurance Salesman; Passed Away after Long; Illness  -  Funeral Services to be Held Monday

     Otto D. Lueders, 84, a resident at 108 ½ West Fifteenth street in Auburn for 12 years, died at the Dr. Bonnell M. Souder hospital in Auburn at 10:45 a.m. Thursday.
     Mr. Lueders had been in failing health for several years and entered the hospital three weeks ago.
     The body was removed to the Dilgard & Cline funeral home in Auburn, where friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday.
     It will remain at the funeral home until noon Monday when it will be taken to the Trinity Lutheran church north of Auburn for funeral services.
    The services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Paul A. Weber, pastor of the church, officiating.  Burial will follow in Roselawn cemetery, near Auburn.
    Mr. Lueders was born Dec. 13, 1879, in Wittenberg, Mo., the son of the late William A. and Theresia Lehner Lueders.
     He and Bertha Vogel were married in Fort Wayne in 1929.  He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Auburn and was a retired insurance salesman.
     Surviving in addition to his wife are three children by a former marriage, Herold Lueders of Detroit, Mich., Alfred Lueders of Covington, Ky., and Mrs. Fred Bates of Orland; four step – children, Ervin Richter and Enno Richter, both of Fort Wayne, Arnold Richter of 331 East Ninth street, Auburn and Melvin Richter in Illinois; 17 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
     Four brothers and four, sisters preceded him in death.

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