Barbara A. Lutz (nee Anderson)

Barbara A. Lutz (nee Anderson), 85, of Big Bend, took the hand of Jesus up to Heaven to be with her beloved husband of 56 years, Raymond, on Nov. 22, 2016.

She is survived by her brother, Alan F. Anderson; daughters, Susan Lutz and Sandra Falatyk; and son, James Lutz (Terri Sgarlata-Lutz). She also leaves behind nephew Alan M. Anderson (Lisa); niece Tracy Rhode (Randy); great-nieces; a great-nephew; cousins and dear friends.

Barbara retired from Citizens Bank of Mukwonago after 20 years of service. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, quilting and bird watching. Barbara was a very active church member throughout her adult life in Lutheran church communities and loved to read the Bible. Early on she was a Cub Scout leader and Girl Scout leader. She and Ray enjoyed taking the family on camping trips while the kids were younger and taught them about loving nature.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church, 2840 S. 84th St., West Allis, with the service to follow. Private burial.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the church or to the Alzheimer’s Association would be greatly appreciated.

Hartson Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 414-425-9797 or visit online at