November 17, 1925 - February 4, 2019

 

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Roman F. Lutz who passed away peacefully at his home in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Scott Pogatchnik will officiate and burial will be in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Roman F. Lutz was born November 17, 1925 in Mayhew Lake to Herman and Magdalene (Ritzko) Lutz. He was united in marriage to Violet “Vi” Muellner on January 15, 1948 at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Waite Park. Roman proudly served our country in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion in Sauk Rapids. He and Vi moved to Alaska for 6 years in 1951 before spending the rest of there life in the Sauk Rapids area. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, farming and bowling. Roman was a loving, kind, hardworking, independent, and strong-willed man. Most importantly, he was a great dad.

Roman is survived by his wife, Vi; children, Larry (Yvonne) Lutz of Minnetonka, Dennis (Kathy) Lutz of Sauk Rapids, John (Karen) Lutz of Atlanta, GA, Mark (Julie) Lutz of Green River, WY, Kathy Lutz Kampa of Watertown and Carol (Orville) Peters of Buffalo; brother, Harold (Julie) Lutz of Sauk Rapids; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Linda Warner of St. Paul; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Lutz; and brother, Albert Lutz.