Archive for Thursday, April 16, 1992


April 16, 1992


Services for Vernon Jay Lutz, 67, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, with military honors by the Alford-Clarke Post No. 852, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Lutz died Wednesday, April 15, 1992, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 9, 1924, at Topeka, the son of Roy Jay and Gertrude Hubener Lutz.

He lived in Topeka and attended school there until the sixth grade, when he moved to the Lawrence area. He attended Harmony Grade School and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1942.

He was an electrician foreman and retired in 1986 after working for Huxtable and Associates for 41 years. His hobby was woodworking.

He served in the Navy in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 226 and the Lions Club. He also had been a member of the Eudora Planning Commission and was on the Eudora Board of Appeals.

He married Norma Lena Eisele on Oct. 9, 1946, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Diana L. Lutz, Raleigh, N.C., and Elaine Bonebrake, Lawrence; a brother, Harold Lutz, rural Lawrence; a sister, Leta Kilgore, Pleasanton; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Eudora Memorial Chapel and from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at Rumsey Funeral Home in Lawrence. The family will meet with friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Eudora Memorial Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eudora Public Library or to the charity of the donor's choice, in care of Rumsey Funeral Home.

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