Picture and data submitted by Nancy J. (Lutz) Heath
Death listed in: Deaths Listed in Waterloo Area 1825-1937
was born 6 Nov 1839 in Waterloo, Monroe, Illinois
Church Record in German language: Evang. St. Paul's Gemeinde of
Newspaper article from "The Waterloo Times" -50th
married Margaretha Hettinger, daughter of Henry Hettinger and
Cath.Risler (Kisler?), on 14 Jul 1863 at Evangelical St. Paul's Church.
Hettinger of Waterloo (Brothers of Mrs.Lutz)
Lutz served as Alderman for 18 years in city of Waterloo
Mrs. Lutz, 69 yrs. at anniversary.
article from: The Waterloo Times, Friday, August 19, 1921
Just as we
go to press, the death of Mr. John Lutz, one of our oldest and
will take place in the Waterloo cemetery. Obituary next week.
Newspaper article from: Waterloo
Times, Waterloo, Illinois, August 26, 1921
JOHN LUTZ PASSES AWAY
one of our old and highly respected citizens, passed to his reward
was born in Monroe country, southwest of the city, and made his home
married on July 14, 1863, to Miss Margaretha Hettinger. Pastor
Mrs. Lutz celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1913. His
politics, Mr. Lutz was a staunch Democrat and always voted his ticket
were laid to rest beside those of his wife in the Waterloo
of St. Paul's Evangelical church officiated at the funeral and made
sleep be peaceful and calm.
Times, Waterloo, Illinois, July 18, 1913, V. Dalkert, Editor and
(transcribed from a crumbling newspaper).
Waterloo Couple Agreeable Surprised.
Mrs. John Lutz celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their
celebration had been carefully planned on the quiet by the children and
congratulations were read to the parents by each child. A
venerable couple was married by Pastor Steinert of the Evangelical St.
children, Mrs. Katie Theler of St. Louis, Andrew Lutz of this city,
remarkable feature of this couple's long journey through life's pathway
has been engaged in various pursuits during the many years he has
Mr. Lutz is
now 73 years of age and is still hale and hearty. In fact, he
is 69 years of age and has not been enjoying the best of health
Waterloo friends stopped off during the day to extend congratulations.
friends of this venerable couple unite with the Times in wishing
At time of
their Golden Wedding Anniversary, they had 11 grandchildren and
was Elmer John Lutz, born in St. Louis, MO.
Henry Carl Lutz was born in Waterloo, Monroe, IL and migrated to
was Henry Carl's father.
hopeful of finding the parents of John Lutz. If anyone has any