Harry H. Luedeman, 85 was S'mour businessman involved in community
Harry H. Luedeman, 85, of Seymour died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at The Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
Funeral services were at Voss Chapel in Seymour Monday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, Rev. Philip Bloch, Rev. James Rodriguez and Vicar Mark Huff officiating. Burial took place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Mr. Luedeman graduated from Hayden High School and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where he served as an elder and held various committee positions. He was employed with Jackson County and Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Op and, along with his wife, had owned Luedeman's Grocery & Catering and Harry & Faye's Cafe. Mr. Luedeman was a past member of Seymour Exchange Club, the Elks Club and the Hayden Historical Museum. He served on the Farm Bureau Credit Union Board for 13 years and the Zoning Board of Appeals in Seymour.
Born in Jennings County on July 2, 1928, Mr. Luedeman was the son of William C. and Dollie Ellen (Kinnick) Luedeman. On April 19, 1947, he married B. Faye Stogdill, who survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Dianne West and Michael (Rita), Dan, Ricky Joe (Maggie) and Doug Luedeman (Terry Heck); brother, Walter (Elsie) Luedeman; sister, Dorothy (Fenton) Liffick; nine grandchildren, Kevin D. (Michele) and Jason T. (Tabitha) West, Daniel C. (Brianne) II, Jeremy L. (Amanda), Craig (Spring), Andy (Kacie) and Jeffrey Luedeman, Michelle (Bryan) Schaefer and Kari (Drew) Storey; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Mr. Luedeman was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clyde, William and Everett Luedeman; and sisters, Ruth Riggs, Edna Hessler and Lillian Luedeman.
Memorials may be written to Lutheran Community Home Chapel Fund or Hayden Historical Museum through the funeral home.