Joan E. Lutz (67) of Altamont


Published on September 27 2013 12:54 pm

Joan E. Lutz, 67, of Altamont, Illinois died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services will be 10am Tuesday, October 1 at the Altamont Living Museum in Altamont with Rev. Roger McIntire officiating.  Visitation will be from 5-8pm Monday at the Living Museum.  Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont is assisting. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

She was born Tuesday, July 9, 1946 in Evanston to Harold and Dorothy (Gower) Minter.  She married Dan Lutz on May 25, 1996.  She was a member of MENSA and was an accomplished artist.

Survivors include her husband Dan of Altamont...sons, Clark Ellis of Waterbury, Connecticut and Randy Ellis and wife Jennifer of O'Fallon...stepson, Josh Lutz and wife Katia of Colorado Springs, Colorado...daughters, Corinn Ellis and Julie Ellis, both of Tampa, Florida...stepdaughter, Heather Collins and husband Dave of Centennial, Colorado...sister, Pam Jensen of South Pasadena, California...two grandchildren, Jonah and Jillian Ellis...and stepgrandchildren, Matthew Lutz and twins Alec and Andrei Lutz.

She was preceded in death by her parents...brothers, Paul and John Minter...and sister, Lynn.