Lulubelle Lutz

LuluBelle Lutz, age 87 of Mulberry Grove, passed away at her home 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2023, at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will be in Noffsinger Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Bond County Hospice or Mulberry Grove Fire Association.

LuluBelle, the daughter of Charles Edward and Mae Edwards Goodin, was born December 21, 1935, in Pittsburg, Illinois. LuluBelle attended the one-room school north of Mulberry and graduated from Mulberry Grove High School with the class of 1952. She worked for the Secretary of State in Springfield, doing registration and ticket processing. LuluBelle also worked at the family restaurant in Greenville, 4 th Street Café. The joy of her life were the grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time with them. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking. She and Paul were members of the Church of Christ Mulberry Grove.

LuluBelle and Paul Edwin Lutz were united in marriage on December 13, 1957. They have enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Paul survives as do their children: Paula Jo Atkinson of Mulberry Grove, Robert Edwin “Bob” Lutz and wife Cynthia of Hillsboro, and Daniel Paul Lutz and wife Cindy of Shobonier. Loving grandmother of 7: Derek Paul Atkinson and fianceé Samantha “Sam” Hardin, Brandon Michael Atkinson and wife Heidi, Robert “Robbie” Thomas Lutz and wife Sheila, Christian “Christy” Zeller and husband Nick, Amanda Hachmeister and husband Luke, Chelsey Lynn Lutz, and Nathan Daniel Lutz. Great-grandmother to: Ian, Karly, Colin, Dylan, Gavin, Braden, Millie, Laurence, and Theo.

She was the last of her generation, preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Edward Charles Goodin, Harry Alfred Goodin, Howard Goodin, and Gracie Smith.

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