MARGARET RUTH (DENTON) LUTZ

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MARGARET RUTH (DENTON) LUTZ Margaret Ruth (Denton) Lutz, 73, long time resident of the Tri-Cities was surrounded by loved ones when she went to be with her LORD on December 3, 2016 Margaret was born in Yakima, WA on February 8, 1943 to Vernon and Bessie (Stoff) Denton, attended Pasco High School and later in life proudly received her GED from Columbia Basin College. She married the love of her life, David Ellis Lutz on February 13 1962 and together they raised five amazing children, Anthony (Lena) Lutz of Marysville, CA., Betsy (Carol Strassburg) Wilson of Everett WA., William (Gerri) Lutz of Richland, WA., Martin Lutz of Edmonds, WA. and David E Lutz, Jr. of Vancouver, WA. who proceeded his mother in death by 5 short hours. Margaret was the proud grandmother to 11 grand children Michelle (Nathan) Lewis, TL, Ally Lutz, David J. Wilson, Erin Snyder, Angie (Jeff) Blattman, David Lutz, Danny (Gina) Yates, Amanda (Bobby) Culp, Michael Lutz, and, Shaleh Lutz. She had 11 Great grandchildren and was proceeded in death by 1 great granddaughter, Marley Rose, and was aunt to 3 beloved nieces. One of Margaret's greatest joys and pride was her was her dedication to her faith through the Prayer Watch Christian Center of Kennewick, WA. She spent many hours volunteering her time and services to helping others. Margaret was a fierce competitor who enjoyed card games, playing bingo, and was also an expert puzzler. Throughout her years Margaret's love and warm generosity touched many lives as she was often known to open her house and heart to those who were in need of a safe place to call home. A celebration of life will be held for Margaret and her son David on Saturday December 10th, at 1:00 pm at the prayer watch Christian center at 602 S. Washington ST, Kennewick, WA. 99336. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made in memory of Margaret to Hospice, or Prayer Watch Christian Center. There will be a potluck after the celebration of life please bring a dish to share with family and friends.
Published in Tri-City Herald on Dec. 8, 2016