Mrs. J. B. C. Lutz Of Monmouth Dead

Sarah Catherine Lutz, wife of J. B. C. Lutz of Monmouth, died Friday at 2:30 o’clock at the Monmouth hospital following a brief illness of bronchial pneumonia, aged 61 years, 10 months and 22 days.

Mrs. Lutz was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Wetzel and was born at Astoria, June 1, 1858.

On September 1, 1880, she was united in marriage to J. B. C. Lutz and to them were born three children, Herschel C., Mrs. Leclare H. Amerine, and Judson B., dying in infancy. Besides her husband and two children she leaves to mourn her death three sisters, Mrs. Jane Clark of Lewistown, Miss Priscilla E. Wetzel and Mrs. L. E. Dial, Astoria, and one brother, Henry L. Wetzel of Lewistown.

From early womanhood Mrs. Lutz was a devoted christian and a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, a natural home maker, a loving companion and wife and a most devoted mother.

The body was brought here Sunday noon and taken to the home of her sister Miss Priscilla Wetzel. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church at 2:30 p.m., Sunday conducted by Rev. W. H. Craine of Monmouth and assisted by Rev. S. C. Williams. Interment in the Astoria cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 4/28/1920

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