OBITUARY

Edward Joel Lutze

February 18, 1927February 11, 2014
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LUTZE, Edward Joel - Age 86, of Grand Blanc, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Genesys Health Park. Mr. Lutze was born February 18, 1927 in Flint the son of the late Vern and Katherine Lutze. Joe graduated from Flint Northern High School. He served his country with the U.S. Navy during W.W.II and the Korean War. Joe enjoyed golfing, taking care of his yard and going to his cottage at Whites Beach. Mr. Lutze attended butcher school in Toledo and owned a gas station before beginning his career with General Motors. He worked Plant Security at G.M. Metal Fab and the Engine Plant before retiring in 1987. Surviving are his children, Ken Lutze and Linda Patzwall; granddaughter, Michelle (Neil) Blight; great grandson, Lance Blight; his little dog Buddy; several nieces and nephews. On May 3, 1952 Joe married the love of his life Jeri Voelker and she preceded him in death in 2002. Mr. Lutze was also preceded in death by his son-in-law Carl Patzwall. Friends may visit the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc, MI. The Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Genesee County Humane Society or the charity of your choice. Share your memories and condolences with the family at www.hillfh.com,

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Visitation Friday, February 14, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2014
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Edward Joel Lutze

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Tammy Yuhanna

February 13, 2014

Linda so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you....

February 13, 2014

Kenny and Linda, I am so sorry to read of your dear father's passing. I had the pleasure of seeing him at my Dad's funeral in December 2004. I have so many good memories of your parents and the many sleep-overs at your house on Chandler Street and then Grand Blanc. I have thought of you Linda so many times and would love to talk with you again. You are one of the BEST memories of my childhood!! Love and prayers to you. Joni Nelson now Sayre. JoniLynne4455@aol.com

February 13, 2014

Ken and Linda so sorry to hear of Joe's passing, he was a kind and dear man.Cherish your memories, With prayers for you, Marilyn Melancon, Henderson, Alpena

Kristy Carr

February 13, 2014

Saddens my heart to hear of Uncle Joes passing... He was such a wonderfull man! You will all be in my thoughts and prayers! Rest in peace Uncle Joe...

Gloria Steinbach

February 13, 2014

Can't even begin to imagine our holiday tables without your dad. He certainly holds a special place in our family's hearts. Our thoughts are with you, Linda and Ken.

Hugh and Marlene Carr

February 12, 2014

Linda and Ken, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Joe. For some reason I was thinking about him the other day. He was a great guy so gentle and kind. He will be sadly missed.

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