Richard C. Luebbehusen, 75, Jasper

Richard C. Luebbehusen, 75, of Jasper, died Saturday, April 18, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in St. Henry September 17, 1944, to Ralph and Anna Marie (Bueltel) Luebbehusen. He married Ella Fay Hudson November 27, 1968, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

Richard was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Henry Church. He was owner of R&L Painting, served in the Vietnam War with the U.S. Navy Seabees, and was a member of the Huntingburg VFW. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding bicycles, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Ella Fay Luebbehusen; one son, Blake Luebbehusen and wife Amy, Goshen; one daughter, Gretchin Shelton and husband Jeff, Jasper; two grandsons, Evan and Jacob Luebbehusen, both of Goshen; and one granddaughter, Sierra Shelton, Jasper.

In addition to his parents Richard was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ann Sternberg.

Graveside services with military graveside rites will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be shared at

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