Rossville—Laura B. Lohmeyer, 84,formerly of St. Marys died Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Oakley Place in Rossville.
She was born December 9, 1933 at Miltonvale, the daughter of Loyd Q. and Louise Collins Lawrence. Laura graduated from Concordia High School and attended Marymount College in Salina.
Laura graduated from Kansas State University with a Master’s degree in education. She was an elementary teacher. She had lived in Junction City, Emporia, Salina and St. Marys before moving to Rossville and later to Oakley Place. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego and was a past member of NEA and KNEA.
On June 8, 1953 she was united in marriage to James H. Lohmeyer at Washington, MO. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2016. She was also preceded in death by a son Michael Lohmeyer on September 6, 2017; a brother, Delbert Lawrence; sisters, Pearl DeMars, Marie McGee, Geneva Hendricks, and Ruth Lawrence.
Survivors include her son, Mark Lohmeyer, Lawrence; daughter, Kimberly (Alan Nelson) Brummer, Rossville; sisters, Shirley (Richard) Cartier, Clyde and Ilamae Elliott, Camarillo, CA; daughter-in-law Eileen Lohmeyer, Henderson, NV; son-in-law, Eric J. Brummer, Rossville; grandchildren, Sara, Katie & Samantha Lohmeyer, Kelly (Brendon) Gross, Ashley and Nicholas Brummer and a great granddaughter, Lexi Findley.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday,July 6, 2018 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego. Interment will be in the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, Manhattan. The family will receive friends from 9:00 until service time on Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Laura B. Lohmeyer Memorial Fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.