Dr. Joseph |
April 28, 1932-Jan. 15, 2013
Dr. Joseph Lehmkuhle, DO, 80, St. Joseph, Missouri, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at his home.
He was born April 28, 1932, to John and Ida Lehmkuhle in Casnovia, Michigan.
Joseph married Margaret O'Hara on October 7, 1961, in Chicago, Illinois.
He proudly served in the United States Army. Joseph had a practice in Grand Junction, Colorado specializing in Alcoholism treatment, and later worked at the State Home and Regional Center also in Colorado.
He was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church, MIR House, and also various prolife organizations. He enjoyed golfing, tennis, skiing, and reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers; and three sisters.
Survivors: wife, Margaret; daughters, Mary Ann O'Hara, MD (Tom Hawn, MD); sisters, Sheila Lehmkuhle, FMM and Maureen Goetz (John); sons, Brian Lehmkuhle (Belinda), Mike Lehmkuhle, and Sean Lehmkuhle; six grandchildren, Sophia and Lily Hawn-O'Hara, Allyson, Connor, Mary and Ryan Goetz; and sister, Irma Hedgepath.
Mass of Christian Burial 12 Noon Saturday, St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday. The family suggests donations to the Catholic League, 450 Seventh Ave, New York, NY 10123. Online guest book and obituary at
Published in The Morning Sun on Jan. 18, 2013