Priscilla Lehmkuhl, 76 - December 04, 2011
Priscilla A. (Geiken) Lehmkuhl, 76, of Gothenburg passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at her home in Gothenburg.
A visitation will be at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present from 5 to 7 p.m.
Services will be conducted at the Evangelical Free Church on Friday, Dec. 9, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Rick Rehmert officiating. Interment will take place at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell.
Lehmkuhl was born Oct. 16, 1935, at Gothenburg, daughter of Vernie L. and Dorothy H. (Carey) Geiken.
She was raised in the Ingham/Farnam area and attended country school through the eighth grade, and then attended Gothenburg High School where she graduated in 1952.
On Aug. 11, 1955, she was united in marriage to Bill Lehmkuhl. To this union, eight children were born.
In 1955, she and her family moved to Mitchelleville/Booneville, IA, were they farmed and dairy farmed until moving to Arizona in 1965. In 1995, they moved back to Gothenburg.
Lehmkuhl was employed as a bookkeeper, a real estate agent and a legal assistant. She enjoyed poetry and art, but her favorite thing to do was to study and read her Bible, said family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernie and Dorothy Geiken.
Survivors include: her husband, Charles “Bill” William Lehmkuhl of Gothenburg; brothers—Norman Geiken and Dr. Allen Geiken, both of Gothenburg; six sons—Mark Lehmkuhl, Chris Lehmkuhl, Mike Lehmkuhl, Steve Lehmkuhl, Eric Lehmkuhl and Jeff Lehmkuhl; two daughters—Marcie Lehmkuhl and Melanie Lehmkuhl; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorials are suggested to the Lehmkuhl family.