1930 - 2019
Lugene Lohmeyer, 89, of Navasota, died Thursday morning, November 7, 2019, at Golden Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Navasota.
A gathering of family and friends was held Sunday, November 10, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home. Funeral services took place 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019, at Friedens Church of Washington, with Pastor Eric Dehmer officiating. Interment followed in Friedens Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Fred Kolkhorst, Gordon Lohmeyer, Harris Lohmeyer, Preston Boenker, Craig Wellmann and Harry Kolkhorst.
Lugene was born July 14, 1930 at home in Washington to Henry and Ida Renn Lohmeyer, Jr. He was baptized on August 10, 1930 by Rev. Alvin A. Blome and confirmed on Palm Sunday, April 2, 1944 by Rev. Paul Piepenbrok. It was on April 3, 1955, that he married Willie Dell Holle by Rev. Paul Piepenbrok, all at Friedens Evangelical & Reformed Church in Washington.
Lugene grew up in Washington County and attended Washington public school and later graduated from Navasota High School. He went on to Blinn Junior College and served his county in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Lugene was a rancher and also a quality inspector with Trinity Industries from which he retired in 1994. Watching sports, especially football and baseball, on television became his hobby after retirement. He was a lifelong member of Friedens Church of Washington as well as a member of VFW Post 4006 of Navasota.
Lugene was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Willie Dell and brothers, Harris Sr. and Clarence Lohmeyer.
Survivors include his daughters, Lou Ann Canatella and husband Charlie of Washington and Nancy Bond and husband Rob of Jersey Village; 4 grandchildren, Holle Marie Canatella and husband Gregory Peek, Jill Bond Nesloney and husband Ryan, Matthew Canatella and Eric Bond; 3 great grandchildren, Nolan and Lexi Nesloney and Jasper Peek; nephews Harris Lohmeyer, Jr. and Gordon Lohmeyer; sisters-in-law, Rose Lee Lohmeyer and Hilma Stolz, along with numerous other relatives and friends.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family has requested memorials in Lu-gene’s name to Friedens Church of Washington, UCC, PO Box 306, Washington, TX 77880-0306.
You are invited to sign the guestbook and leave condolences for the family at www.lindleyrobertsonholt.com.