Marvin E. Luehrs, 94, of Sarasota, FL and formerly from Trenton, died on January 24, 2023 at 3:45 p.m. The body will be cremated with Memorial Services to be held at the next family reunion and in the garden of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church at Sarasota, with dates to be announced at a later date.
Mr. Luehrs was born in Sheboygan, WI, where he attended both grade school and high school. He served in the Marine Corps for two years and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1952.
Luehrs was manager and co-owner of KTTN radio for 25 years and co-owner of KMMO radio in Marshall over 35 years.
Luehrs was past president of the Trenton Chamber of Commerce, Grundy County Industrial Council and Industrial Development Authority. He was also president and co-founder of the Grundy County Historical Society and museum. He served on the board of directors of the Rotary Club, Cancer Society, Trenton Lake Association, North Central Missouri College Foundation and Wright Memorial Broadcasters Association. He coached for nine years in Pee Wee League, Little League and Pony League.
He was married in 1954 to Marjorie Mae Wenrick of Oskaloosa, IA.
Luehrs is survived by his wife, Marjorie; one son of the home, Lance I; and grandson, Lance II.
Luehrs was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Edna Hotz Luehrs; two sisters, Harriet Campbell and Carita Klein; and a brother, Armin Luehrs.
Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207 is in charge of the arrangements.