In Memory of Luella D. Neubauer

Luella D. Neubauer
Luella D. Neubauer
Born: March 7, 1924
Died: May 11, 2015
Age: 91
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Luella D. Neubauer
March 7, 1924 - May 11, 2015
From: Battle Creek, IA
 Luella D. Neubauer, age 91, of Battle Creek, Iowa passed away on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Willow Dale Wellness Village of Battle Creek, Iowa.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the St. Johns Lutheran Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. The Reverend Randy D. Cormeny will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday May 15, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Christensen - Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa. The Christensen ~ Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online to 


Luella Dorothy (Heide) Neubauer was born on March 7, 1924 in Denison, Iowa. Luella was the daughter of Johann and Alma (Hollander) Heide. She was baptized into the Lutheran faith at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa on October 7, 1924 and confirmed in her faith on April 2, 1939. Luella attended country school in Crawford County.

On February 6, 1944 Luella was united into marriage to Leslie Alfred Neubauer in the Lutheran Parsonage of Denison, Iowa. The couple were blessed with a son Larry.  The family made their home on a farm west of Battle Creek were they farmed from 1944 to 1967. Luella and Leslie started managing the Moore Brothers grocery store in Battle Creek, Iowa for thirteen years before becoming a custodian at Ida County State Bank in Ida Grove for sixteen years before retiring in 1991.

Luella was a faithful member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Battle Creek, Iowa. She enjoyed cross stitching, playing cards, dancing, fishing and camping with her grandchildren. Luella had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Luella is survived by her son, Larry Neubauer of Battle Creek, IA; three grandchildren, Renae Hamann of Ida Grove, IA; Sheri Neubauer of Ida Grove, IA; Scott (Yone) Neubauer of Athens, AL; six great grandchildren, Brittany, Devin, Scottie, Isaac, Christian and Sydney; Sister and brother in law, Eunice and Melvin Kohles of Grand Junction, CO; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Luella was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Leslie; sisters, Eleanor Henningsen and Lucinda Wigg; brothers-in-law, Edward Wigg and Milroy Henningsen.


2:30 p.m, Saturday,
May 16, 2015

St. Johns Lutheran Church
Battle Creek, Iowa


Reverend Randy D. Cormeny


Honorary Pallbearers:

Great Grandchildren



4:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m., Friday
May 15, 2015

Christensen - Van Houten
Funeral Home
Battle Creek, Iowa


Dixie Brueck, Organist

Congregational Hymns:

"Amazing Grace"
"On Eagle's Wings"
"In The Garden"


Mt. Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek, Iowa


Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 8:07 AM
“"Larry - I am so sorry for the loss of your mother - my thoughts and prayers are with you. "”
- Shirley Motto
Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:08 PM
“Larry, I am so sorry to learn of Luella's death. We enjoyed their friendship in Battle Creek and your's also. Such a shock to see her in the paper. My love and prayers to you and I am so sorry for your loss. Marian Muller
- Marian Muller
Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:28 AM
“To Larry and Family, My deepest sympathy if the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you all.

- Lynette Dixon
Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11:27 AM
“Sorry to hear of your loss, always enjoyed our good times together with your Mom and Dad over the years.

Al and Connie Bosse”
- Al and Connie Bosse
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 4:16 PM
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 4:16 PM
“I'm so sorry for your loss. When Luella was well enough to attend church we often sat together. She was a sweet lady and will miss her when I go to the home. God Bless all.
- Fern Krayenhagen
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:09 AM
“Larry& Family:
Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She lived a good enjoyable life. I always enjoyed
talking to her. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
God's Blessings.”
- Jerry Boger
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:09 AM
“Larry, Renae, Sheri, and Scott and families, I just wanted to express my sympathy to all of you. Enjoy and share all of your memories with one another and may God be with you in your time of sorrow.
- Linda (Garrett) Stephens
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 9:40 PM
“I am still at a loss for words... Never did I think when I left Willow Dale on Mothers day that it would be the last time I'd bid farewell to Luella... She has been such a good friend for SO many years and we always enjoyed visiting. My sincere condolences to Larry and Renae and Sherri and Scott. Prayers for you.
- Mareta Vermeys
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM
“We are very sorry to hear of Luella's passing. May many good memories help you in this loss. Hugs to
you all. ”
- Robert & Shirley Ruser
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