JoAnn F. Lutgring, 93, St. Marks

JoAnn F. Lutgring, 93, of St. Marks, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at Oakwood Health Campus.

She was born on April 30, 1927, to the late Joseph and Helen (Froehlich) Feldpausch. She was the first of three daughters and three sons and graduated in 1945 from Academy Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. After graduation, JoAnn worked in the payroll department at GE in Tell City until she married Charles J. Lutgring, who preceded her in death.

She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Matrix Lifeline, Perry County Right to Life, Perry County Council of Aging, Catholic Charities, St. Mark’s Cemetery, Tri-Kappa and the After-School Reading Program at Perry Central.

Before moving into Oakwood Health Campus, you could always find JoAnn reading, feeding her birds, helping others and daily walks collecting aluminum cans to support good causes. 

She is survived by her children, Laura (Chris) Thomasson of Dawsonville, GA, Keith (Teresa) Lutgring of St. Marks, Jon Lutgring of St. Marks, Eric Lutgring of Magnet, and David (Christy) Lutgring of St. Marks; one sister; two brothers; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles; one brother, Jerry; and one sister, Patty.

A Mass of Christian burial for JoAnn Lutgring will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 7, at St. Marks Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. 

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. and from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Monday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home in Tell City.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Marks Cemetery Fund or Catholic Charities.

The family would like to thank the nurses, aides, and caretakers at Oakwood Health Campus and Heart-to-Heart Hospice for their compassionate and comforting care.

Please note if you are attending the funeral home or church for visitation and/or services, a mask must be worn and social distancing practiced in order to comply with the state mandate.

Condolences may be left online at zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.

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