Larry Lutz

Larry Lutz, 68, of Champlin died at his home of cancer on October 25, 2011.

Larry Wayne Lutz was born Oct. 5, 1943 in Aberdeen, S.D., to Earl and Lorena Lutz. He was raised in Aberdeen and graduated from Central High School in Aberdeen, class of 1961. Larry then attended Northwestern College in Aberdeen and became a teacher. He taught one year in Monticello and moved to Champlin in 1971. He taught at Osseo Senior High School from 1971 until 2001 when he retired. In Osseo he was the girl’s tennis coach and he also coached the Champlin-Dayton Athletics softball team. Larry especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and enjoying the outdoors.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Lutz and Lorena Evans Lutz. He is survived by his fiancé, Robyn DesRosier; four children, Mark Lutz, Jennifer (Brian) Manion, Anthony DesRosier, LaNae DesRosier; three grandchildren, Gregory Hawks, Daniel Manion, Jessica Manion; one brother, two sisters, and by many other relatives and friends

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Long Lake Lutheran Church with Rev. Matt Flom officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.