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
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
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