Obituaries

Arno "Junior" Luchterhand

May 16, 1949 - June 20, 2024 - Chilton, WI

Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

11:00 am


St. Luke Lutheran Church

W3102 Killsnake Rd.

Chilton, WI 53014

Funeral Visitation

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Wieting Family Funeral Home

411 W Main St.

Chilton, WI

Funeral Visitation

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

9:30 am - 10:45 am


St. Luke Lutheran Church

W3102 Killsnake Rd

Chilton, WI 53014

Arno "Junior" Luchterhand

Chilton WI

Arno “Junior” Luchterhand, age 75 of Chilton, died on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at his home in Chilton.  He ws born May 16, 1949 in Fond du Lac, son of the late Arno & Genevieve (Wrench) Luchterhand.

Following his graduation from Hilbert High School, JR began working for Don Parsons Construction as a carpenter before starting his own business. He ran Luchterhand Builders for over 40 years, constructing buildings and homes throughout the area.  

In his free time, JR looked forward to time spent in the great outdoors hunting, fishing and sturgeon spearing.  He enjoyed honing his skills shooting trap around the area and share stories, especially up north at his cabin where he was able to laugh and share with all of his friends.  

He was, above all else, deeply devoted to his faith and cherished every moment he spent in worship at St. Luke Lutheran Church where he was born and raised.  

Survivors include is sister: Marcia (Tony) Goeser; nieces and nephews: Ann Luchterhand, Jody (Brian) Schwoewer, Kris Karls, Melissa (Adam) Propson, Derek (Terri) Karls, Amanda (Tommy) Heiberger and his siblings-in-law: Diane, Bev, John, Danny.   He is further survived by great nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings: Judith Ditter, Glenn Luchterhand, James Luchterhand & Mary Karls. 

Funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at St. Luke Lutheran Church (W3102 Killsnake Rd.) in the Town of Chilton with Rev. Mark Peterson officiating.  A time of visitation will be held at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 and on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at the church from 9:30 am until 10:45 am.  At the time of the service, there will be a link above for those wishing to watch a live stream or archived recording of the service, watch a memorial video or see pictures of the flowers and gifts given to the family.  

The entire Luchterhand family would like to extend a warm 'Thank You' to all of the Calumet County Homecare and Hospice team for all of the love and care that they had provided to Junior and his entire family.

Condolences


.Marsha, so sorry for your loss. Jr and I had a great telephone relationship. I will miss him very much. He always mentioned you and your daughters, you were special to him. We were always going to get together. We waited too long. Love Charlene

Charlene Luchterhand Anderson (My cousin) 2024-07-11 12:12:19

I always liked talking to JR. He was one of the few good old boys everyone liked.

Mike (Crazy) Boll (Friend) 2024-07-08 15:14:59

JR was such a special person. I will miss him so much.

Janet I Schroeder (Friend ) 2024-07-03 15:57:29

I was so sorry to hear of Jr.s passing. He was such a nice man, though sometimes when he came in the gas station he would act as if he was angry then start laughing. A long ago memory. My condolences to the family. Hugs and peace! RIP Jr.

Kathy Kuhn (Family Friend) 2024-07-02 20:43:06

My condolences to the whole family. ????

Judith (Harder) Neumann (Neighbors on the farm of the Luchterhands family) 2024-06-28 10:43:27

My sympathies go out to Jr's family. I had the pleasure of working in the office for him for 12 years while he ran Luchterhand Builders.

Lisa Meier (friend and former employee) 2024-06-27 16:29:36

Ken worked with Jr in construction for many years and has many fond memories. With Heartfelt Sympathies & may you feel God's Peace,

Ken & Susan Pruess (Contractor friend) 2024-06-27 14:52:32

Tony & Marsha we are so sorry for your loss. We have known JR our whole life, he worked for my dad Don Parsons and after dad passed we stayed good friends. We are going to miss him. He was part of our family. ??

John & Lori Popp (Lifelong friends) 2024-06-26 08:49:05

My sympathy to you Marsha. Losing the last sibling is difficult. JR was a great guy. We were friends in high school and throughout the years. May he rest in peace.

Joyce Diedrich (Friend) 2024-06-25 18:37:15

Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Jill Koehler (Friend) 2024-06-25 13:40:45

So sad to hear this news. Our family lived near the Luchterhands farm. My mother Naomi Harder was Mary's godmother. Our sympathy Marsha from all the Ray and Naomi Harder children.

Donna (Harder) Moore (Farm neighbors in our youth) 2024-06-25 09:53:25

My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Judy Parker (Friend) 2024-06-24 12:42:30

Marsha and Tony my deepest sympathy to you for the loss of your loved one. Prayers and hugs. Rest in peace Jr.

Paula Schneider (Friend) 2024-06-23 10:01:32

Marsha and Tony my sympathy to you and your family for the loseof your loved one. Hugs and prayers.

Paula (Friend) 2024-06-23 09:56:19

RIP Junior Deepest sympathy to the family.

Greg & Sue Schenkus (Acquaintance ) 2024-06-22 15:21:25

I have very fond memories of Junior from many years ago. The entire family was wonderful and a good part of my life for quite a few years. My condolences to the entire family.

Judy Price Becker (Old family friend ) 2024-06-22 07:50:57

Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. JR had an amazing voice and will be missed.

Brian and Kris Zahrobsky (Friends) 2024-06-21 15:44:11

May you rest in peace. I'm sure you and dad are catching up on so much!

Jenifer Werblow Schulz (Family friend ) 2024-06-21 15:12:00

Our sympathy to Marsha and Tony. JR was a special guy. God grant you His peace.

Anita Harder (friend) 2024-06-21 14:00:56

Our deepest sympathies to all of Jr's family.

Debra Propson (Friend) 2024-06-21 07:32:52


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