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February 2nd, 2015
Local, federal officers to honor sheriff’s detective taken by cancer


The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is expecting large crowds at this afternoon’s memorial service for Det. Archie Lynnwood “Lynn” Lueders, who died Jan. 27 from pancreatic cancer.

lynn-lueders-mugThe memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Fellowship of Plum Creek, 160 Grace St. in Kyle. Members of the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Hays County Narcotics Task Force will serve as pallbearers.

A native of Crystal City, Lueder lived in San Marcos at the time of his death.

After beginning his career with the Texas Department of Public Safety followed by a brief stint as a private investigator, Lueders joined the Hays County Sheriff’s Office where he introduced the first canines to the agency’s narcotics task force. For the past four years, he was detailed to Drug Enforcement Agency’s Austin office as a task force officer.

Lueders, 70, is survived by his wife, Sandra Lueders, to whom he was married for 41 years, and by four children: daughter Tonya Heffington and her husband, Lex; daughter Tami Tesauro and her husband, Matt; son Tom Lumley; and daughter Rachel Johnson. He is also survived by three grandchildren and other relatives.

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Memorial Service for Det. Lynn Lueders
Fellowship of Plum Creek, 160 Grace St., Kyle | Map
2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3

People intending to pay their respects to Lueders should plan to carpool as parking will be limited at the church; additional parking will be available at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center, 979 Kohler’s Crossing.

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