Theodore John Jake Lutz, a resident of Klickitat County for the last 59 years, died Feb. 4, 2003, in Vancouver, at the age of 87.
Mr. Lutz was born Sept. 22, 1915, in Ludlow, S.D. The Husum resident was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in White Salmon. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed playing pinochle.
Mr. Lutz is survived by his wife, Grace, Husum; daughter Carolyn Anderson, Salem, Ore.; sons Michael Lutz, Husum, Thomas Lutz, Husum, and Trent Lutz, Hillsboro, Ore.; sisters Martha Birch, Hillsboro, Ore., and Edna Gross, Waunakee, Wisc.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass for Mr. Lutz was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in White Salmon. Inurnment was at Klickitat County Cemetery District 1.
Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A memorial graveside service for Marie Thomas, who died on Feb. 7, 2002, and Florence Thomas, who died in 1999, both of Kalispell, Mont., will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the White Salmon Cemetery.
A reception will follow at the home of Candy Carrell, 4825 Hwy. 30 West, The Dalles.