Joan (Minter) Lutz (1946 - 2013)


Joan Lutz, 67, of Altamont, died at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Altamont Living Museum, with the Rev. Roger McIntire officiating. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday at the museum. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Lutz was born on Tuesday, July 9, 1946, in Evanston, the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Gower Minter. She married Dan Lutz on May 25, 1966.
Survivors include her husband; sons, Clark Ellis of Waterbury, Conn., and Randy Ellis and his wife Jennifer of O'Fallon, Ill.; stepson, Josh Lutz and his wife Katia of Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughters, Corrin Ellis and Julie Ellis, both of Tampa, Fla.; and stepdaughter, Heather and her husband Dave Collins of Centennial, Colo.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 30 to Oct. 9, 2013