Monday, November 9, 2015

Luke S. Jutte (November 3, 2015)

Luke S. Jutte, age 89, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2:05 PM at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy, Ohio. He was born on July 22, 1926 in Mercer County, Ohio, to the late August & Mary (Moeder) Jutte.

He is survived by his wife Betty (Bernholt) Jutte whom he married on September 27, 1952; children and their spouses, Debra (John) Blakeslee of Delaware, Ohio, Cindy (Tom) Schulze of Russia, Ohio, Steven Jutte of Versailles, Ohio, Diane (Jeff) Staley of Anna, Ohio, Randy (Lori Jo) Jutte of Loveland, Colorado, Pam (Chris) Raffel of Greenville, Ohio, Lori (Doug) Skinner of Houston, Ohio, Doug (Denise) Jutte of Minster, Ohio, and Lynn (Jim) Brant of Loveland, Ohio; grandchildren, Melissa (Eric) Jungers, Melanie (Paul) Lachance, Liza (Zeal) Jagannatha, Jenny (Phil) Pleiman, Matt (Amber) Schulze, Kristy (Tyler) Reed, Craig (Hilary) Schulze, Emmy, Brad and Kimi Staley, Brie Jutte, Katie, Megan and Nicole Raffel, Karen (Andrew) Kane, Scott Skinner, Lauren, Allison and Cassie Jutte, and L.J. and Taylor Brant; 12 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Paul Jutte of Coldwater, Ohio, Mark & Thelma Jutte of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, Betty Jutte of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, Aloys Jutte of Osgood, Ohio, August & Betty Jutte of St. Henry, Ohio, Zeno Jutte of Ft. Recovery, Ohio, Leonard & Betty Jutte of Rockford, Ohio; brother in law, Lavern Vagedes of Coldwater, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers and sisters in law, Carl Jutte, Julius Jutte, Rita Jutte and Betty Jutte; sisters and brothers in law, Esther & Bill Keller, Mary & Ed Nieberding, Luella & Delbert Barga, Joan & Joseph Schoenherr, Addy Hess and Helen Vagedes.

Luke was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church. He retired in 1988 from New Idea in Coldwater after 40 years of service. He was a member of the United States Army. His hobbies include spending time with his family.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons and Rev. Fr. Rick Nieberding co-celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 4 – 8 PM as well as on Saturday form 9-10 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to St. Denis Catholic Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through