December 17, 1936 - December 28, 2016
A delayed memorial service for Elizabeth Lohmann will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Alva, Oklahoma, with Rev. Ron Pingelton officiating. At her request, she was cremated under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Elizabeth Lohmann passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at the age of 80 years. She was born Elizabeth Becker on December 17, 1936, to Benjamin and Lena (Rodenbach) Becker, and was raised in Reece, Kansas, as the youngest of 9 children. She relocated to Hardtner, Kansas, with her mother and sisters where she graduated highschool in 1955. Following highschool, Liz was married to Austin Veatch in 1957 and they had two children, Tracie (Veatch) Leeper, and Randy Veatch. She was later married to Harold Lohmann in 1980. Liz valued education and enrolled and graduated from Northwestern State College with a teaching degree in 1968, then proceeded to earn her Master’s Degree in Education in 1975, and later earned her Reading Specialist Certificate. Elizabeth enjoyed teaching elementary school children and reading skills at Cherokee, Aline-Cleo, Alva, and Great Bend, Kansas. Liz always enjoyed working with students to help them succeed, collecting and refinishing antique furniture, plus enjoying outdoor life with yard and flowers in the summers. Her favorite time with friends or family was on her back patio engaging in conversation about anything and everything. Besides her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph, Bob and Jim Becker, her sisters Tommy McMorhan, Christine Webb, Margret Spencer and Pril Zahorsky. She is survived by her daughter, Tracie and Lee Leeper of Dacoma, OK; son Randy and Angie Veatch of Hutchinson, KS; five grandchildren, Carly and Cody Williams of Dacoma, Cale and Cinthia Leeper of Dacoma, Candice Leeper of Anchorage, Alaska, Mason Veatch of Lincoln, NE and Alex Veatch of Pratt, KS; three great-grandchildren, Harper and Vivian Williams and Gabby Leeper. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the CFO (Alva Goldbug Education Foundation) or Beadles Activity Fund.
A delayed memorial service for Elizabeth Lohmann will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Alva, Oklahoma, with Rev. Ron Pingelton officiating. At her request, she was cremated... View Obituary & Service Information
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