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LUTTERMAN, Augusta 1885-1971


Posted By: Gerald (email)
Date: 11/19/2010 at 11:12:02

Augusta Lutterman Rites Held Friday

Mrs. Augusta Lutterman passed away early Wednesday morning, June 23, at her home in Wellsburg due to an apparent heart attack. She reached the age of 85 years, 6 months and 10 days.

Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon, June 25, at the Doyen Funeral Home and later at St. John's Lutheran Church. The clergymen were Rev. John Zimmerman and Vicar Alvin Jeske. Two selections were sung by the congregation. Mrs. Norman Harms was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. Abe deNeui and Mrs. Cardelia Vahlsing. Pall bearers were John Barkmeier, James Barkmeier, Jerry Barkmeier, Glennus Hinders and Charles Peters. Interment was made in the Shiloh cemetery in Wellsburg.

She was born Augusta Christine Wulf in Germany on December 13, 1885, the daughter of Ludwig and Dorothea (Hintz) Wulf. When she was 2 years old the family came to America and settled in Reinbeck. She received her education in the Reinbeck school. On September 11, 1912, she was united in marriage to Jake L. Lutterman in Wellsburg. They made their home in Wellsburg following their marriage. This union was blessed with 3 daughters and 1 son. Her husband passed away January 3, 1938.

She was confirmed in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church northeast of Wellsburg. Mrs. Lutterman has been a member of St. John's Church since 1942 and was a member of the Ladies Aid of the church for many years.

She was the first postmistress of the Wellsburg post office.

Preceding her were her parents, her husband, one sister, Emma, one sister in infancy, 2 brothers, Louie and Walter Wulf, and 1 grandson.

Those left to mourn her passing are: 3 daughters, (Naomi) Mrs. Henry J. Peters of Wellsburg; (Dorothy), Mrs. William E. Parks of Paducah, Kentucky; (Alice) Mrs. Ray Barkmeier of Hampton; one son, Lt. Col. Gerald Lutterman, stationed with the United States Air Force at Offutt Air Base, Omaha, Nebr.; 16 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers and 2 sisters; August Wulf of Lead, South Dakota; William Wulf of Wellsburg; Emil Wulf of Rapid City, South Dakota; Miss Mathilda Wulf of Des Moines; (Anna) Mrs. Will Ross of Wellsburg and a host of other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 July 1971, section 2, pg 1


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