Robert F. Lutz, 85, of Maidencreek Township died Saturday afternoon in the Tower Health, Reading Hospital, West Reading. He was the husband of Madelyn C. (Hinkle) Lutz. They shared a loving marriage of fifty-five years.
Mr. Lutz wad born in Berks County on August 2, 1933. He was the son of the late Frederick D. and Esther E. (Reider) Lutz.
Surviving in addition to his widow is a step-son; James B. husband of Agnes M. Schittler, Jr. of Blandon. Two step-grandsons; Thomas husband of Valerie J. Oxenreider, and Troy J. husband of Keri L. Schittler. Four step-great grandchildren, Kaylyn and Sarah Oxenreider; and Ayden and Blake Schittler.
Robert is also survived by a brother, Fred husband of Shirley Lutz of Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and three sisters, Edna widow of Charles Schaefer of Sinking Spring, Helen widow of Donald Miller of Schuylkill County, and Betty wife of Robert Dombroski of Riverview Park.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Lutz; and three sisters, Sallie Smith, Elsie Cooper, and Thelma Napoletano.
Mr. Lutz was a member of Maidencreek Church, Blandon. He was a life member of the Temple Fire Company, and a member of the Blandon Fire Company. He was a member of the Blandon Hunting Camp in Tioga County. Robert enjoyed the outdoors, playing golf, and doing woodworking. He was a graduate of Muhlenberg High School.
Robert was employed thirteen years as a laborer by Iezzi Plastering Company of Reading. He retired as a custodian from Schuylkill Valley School District after many years of service.
Funeral service from Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Temple on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Sara Hertzog officiating. Interment in Maidencreek Cemetery.
Friends may call Saturday 9:30 A.M. until time of service
Contributions would be appreciated to Maidencreek Church Building Fund, 261 Main Street, Blandon, PA 19510 or maidencreekchurch.org or Northern Berks Ambulance EMS, P.O. Box 625, Leesport, PA 19533.
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