Clarence Lehrman, 87, of Elk, TX, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 1, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2000 Clay Ave., Waco, with Pastor Peter Kolb officiating. Interment will follow at Riesel Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 6 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 31, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco.
Clarence was born December 15, 1930, to Walter and Ella Jahnke Lehrman, in Riesel, TX. He was a Korean War veteran, serving in the US Army, where he received a Purple Heart. On Nov. 13, 1959, Clarence married Joyce Ann Kuehne. He worked for the US Postal Service, retiring in 1991. Clarence and Joyce were long-time members of St. Mark Lutheran Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees. He was active in the VFW and DAV. After retirement, Clarence loved woodworking in his shop and playing dominos in his spare time. He also enjoyed traveling, and was always ready to go on his next trip. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all those who knew him.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ella Lehrman; and his brother, Marvin Lehrman.
Clarence is survived by his wife, Joyce Lehrman; daughter Patricia Jaynes and husband Ted; son, Gary Lehrman and wife Liese; and daughter, Susan Martinez and husband Ernie; along with six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.