Blue Hill resident Luella M. (Reining) Wilhelms, 96, passed away Tuesday, December 1,
2020, at Azria Health, Blue Hill.
Private Memorial Services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Hill, NE.
Burial will be at Blue Hill Cemetery in Blue Hill. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Should friends desire, cards, and memorial contributions may be sent to Livingston Butler
Volland Funeral Home, 1225 N Elm Avenue, Hastings, NE 68901. Private condolences
may be sent to the family at www.mertenbuter.com. Merten Butler Mortuary is serving
Luella was born June 10, 1924, in Webster County, NE to John & Gertrude (Blume)
Reining. She graduated from Lawrence High School. Luella married Roy Emil Wilhelms
on November 30, 1947, in Hastings, NE; he preceded her in death on November 27,
2002. To this union, one son was born, Gary. She was a homemaker and a member of St.
Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Hill. Luella enjoyed family get-togethers, playing cards,
admiring the country, romance novels, coffee, and watching Wheel of Fortune. She made
the best rhubarb pie and Watergate salad and was lovingly known by her grandchildren as
“Grandma Peaches.” Luella will be remembered for her positivity, resilience, and
Luella was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; daughter-in-law, Jenine; parents, John
and Gertrude; brother, Norbert; and sisters, Theresa, Sophia, Leona, Frances, and
Luella is survived by her son, Gary; her grandchildren, Christina Wilhelms, Chelsy and
Tony Harman, and Chance Wilhelms