Alta Luhn of Pevely passed away Tuesday at the age of 104.
She was Herculaneum High School’s oldest Alumni at the time of her death; a longtime member of the former Horine Bible Church where she was very active and served as the church pianist, playing for all the Christmas Pageants, and taught Child Evangelism Fellowship. She taught private piano lessons for 82 years, starting when she was 17 years old. She loved quilting, embroidering and gardening, and used the proceeds from her flower and vegetable gardens to help fund Christian organizations.
She is survived by daughters Janet Weseman of Pevely, and Barbara Jenkins of Greeley, Colorado; grandchildren Bryan Sullivan, Cheryl Prall, Jeffrey Sullivan, Gregory Sullivan, and Joshua Jenkins; great-grandchildren Amy Fetty, Christopher Sullivan, Andrew Sullivan, Sarah Sullivan, Jacob Sullivan, Zachary Sullivan, Joshua Sullivan, Becky Sullivan, Amanda Sullivan, Rachel Sullivan, Jonathan Prall, Beth Prall, Michaela Prall, Lauren Sullivan, Emma Sullivan, Megan Sullivan, Emily Sullivan, Jackson Jenkins, Matthew Jenkins, and Kaitlyn Jenkins; and great-great-grandchildren Ryan Sullivan, Aislin Sullivan, Brady Stavert, Zoey Stavert, Hazel Sullivan, Sloane Sullivan, and Madysun Peters.
The funeral service for Alta Luhn is Monday afternoon at 1 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Burial in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City.
Visitation is Monday morning from 10 until the time of the funeral service at 1 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus.
Memorials in Alta Luhn’s memory are preferred to the Crystal Oaks Foundation in Festus.