Lochner-Loeber

The surnames, Lochner and Loeber, have found their place in several posts on this blog in the past.  Notably, a recent post told the story of a painting done by Rev. Friedrich Lochner on the occasion of the marriage of Theodore Ernst Buenger and Martha Loeber.  That post was titled, Stories in a Painting.  Today, … More Lochner-Loeber

Mama Lochner

Lately, my story ideas begin with a search for an event that took place on a certain day, and morph into a different story.  Today will be another of those.  We have a birthday boy by the name of Friedrich Wilhelm Schuricht, who was one of the original immigrants arriving in St. Louis in early … More Mama Lochner

Loebers in the House

The Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum here in Altenburg had some very special visitors today.  Norman Loeber, along with his son, Ken, and Ken’s wife, Kathy.  They presently live in Edmond, Oklahoma.  Norman is the great great grandson of the first pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Rev. Gotthold Heinrich Loeber.  He is also … More Loebers in the House