Lilly E. Rutz, age 86 of Faribault died on Friday, March 28, 2008 at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Faribault.
   Funeral Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Monday, March 31, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Steven J. Kuehne officiating. Interment will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.
   Visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the service on Monday.
   Lilly Elizabeth, the daughter of Otto R. and Emma (Radant) Rutz was born to life January 29, 1922 in Faribault. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a member of Trinity Ladies Aid. She attended Trinity Lutheran School for eight years and graduated from Faribault Senior High School. Before her retirement, she was employed by the Rice County Highway Department for twelve years and was also employed by the Minnesota State School for the Blind for eight years and Farmer Seed and Nursery for 21 years.
   She is survived by a sister in law, Elinore Rutz of Faribault; three nephews, the Reverend Wayne (and Carol) Rutz of New Haven, IN, Lowell (and Connie) Rutz of Cedar Rapids, IA, John (and Kris) Rutz of Owasso, OK; one niece, Jean (and Lloyd) Vollmers of Mason City, IA; five great nephews, Adam Vollmers, Mark (and Molly) Vollmers, Paul Vollmers, Chad Rutz and Jason Rutz; two great nieces, Jennifer (and Jason) Grant and Sarah Rutz; and one great great nephew, Ryan Grant.
   She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Arthur, Martin and Edgar; a sister in youth, Agatha and two sisters in law, Selma and Paula.

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