July 3, 2018


Al Lehrter, 92, of Carroll, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018, in Carroll, Iowa.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at St. John Paul II Parish-St. Lawrence Church in Carroll. The celebrant will be Father Brian Feller. Music will be by Marcy Anderson and the St. Lawrence choir. Mass servers will be Kyler Schumacher and Brady Schumacher. Lectors will be Allison Schumacher and Luke Schumacher. Gift bearers will be Dale Lehrter, Barbara Schumacher and Sonya Schumacher. Eucharistic ministers will be Elaine Fleskes, Luke Schumacher and Sonya Schumacher. Casket bearers will be Bob Fleskes, Jerry Schumacher, Steve Kramer, Larry Owens, Ryan Tigges and Jim Daisy. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Arcadia American Legion.

Friends may call after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll where there will be a rosary prayed at 3 p.m. and a Christian Wake Service will be held at 5 p.m.

Visitation will resume from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Church.

Online condolences may be left for Al’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com.

Al was born in Arcadia, Iowa, to Henry and Clara (Schulte) Lehrter on Aug. 4, 1925. He married Lynette Broich on Aug. 21, 1954. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. He served in World War II, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, was injured twice and was awarded two Purple Heart medals. He was active with the honor guard for Arcadia American Legion Post 694. He worked for Carroll County for 40 years. Al loved to bowl, golf, fish, camp, play cards and dance at the Arcadia Legion.

Al is survived by his wife, Lynette; daughter Barb and husband Jerry Schumacher; son Dale; grandson Luke and wife Sonya; two great-grandsons Kyler and Brady Schumacher; granddaughter Allison Schumacher; siblings Frances Owen, Mary Lehrter, Dorothy Kramer, Joann Petersen, Stella Mohr, Shirley Miller and Clara Lehrter; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Clara Lehrter; sisters Leona Daisy and Lucille Butler; and brother Henry Lehrter.