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LUTZ, Bessie 1888-1965


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/22/2014 at 14:43:52

Mrs. Lutz Funeral Scheduled Friday

Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Lutz, 76, who passed away at the Grundy Co. Memorial hospital about 2:30 Tuesday afternoon from a heart attack, will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the Second Christian Reformed church at Wellsburg.

This will be preceded by a prayer service at the Doyen Funeral Home. Rev. Duane Heap, pastor of the First Presbyterian church in Grundy Center, will officiate. Burial will be in the Wellsburg church cemetery.

Mrs. Lutz had been living with her daughter, Mrs. Elwood Cone in Grundy Center in recent months. She was taken to the hospital shortly after noon and died about 2:30. She is survived by the daughter, Mrs. Elwood Cone, a son Lester of Cedar Falls, one brother, Joe Eygabroad, Wellsburg, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A complete obituary will be in next week's Herald.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 February 1965, pg 9


Funeral Services Held Friday For Mrs. Bessie Lutz

Mrs. Bessie Lutz was born November 15, 1888, at Allison, Iowa, the daughter of George and Amelia Eygabroad. She reached the age of 76 years, two months, and 24 days.

Most of her life was spent in Wellsburg, except for a short time in Trenton, Missouri.

She was married to Frank Lutz, December 25, 1906, in Wellsburg. They were privileged to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary in 1956.

To this union was born three children, Floyd, who died in infancy; Opal, Mrs. Elwood Cone of Grundy Center; and Lester, of Cedar Falls. There are three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Because of ill health she moved to Grundy Center in October to be with her daughter. She passed away at the Grundy County Memorial hospital, February 9, of a heart condition.

She leaves to mourn her passing one daughter, one son and one brother, Joe Eygabroad, the only surviving members of a family of eleven.

She was a faithful member of the Second Christian Reformed church of Wellsburg; and a charter member of the Willing Workers Society.

Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon, Feb. 12, 1965 at 1:15 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral Home and later at the Second Christian Reformed church. Rev. Duane Heap, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Grundy Center was officiating clergyman. Leland Luwe was soloist. Mrs. Ray Toomsen was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. C. W. Ross and Mrs. Ben Peters. Pall bearers were George Anderson, Warren Anderson, John Anderson, Duane Anderson, Herman Koch, and Frank Hippen.

Interment was in the Reformed Church cemetery.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 18 February 1965, pg 13


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