Lucille Margaret Wurtzel, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Saturday, December 5, 2009, at HealthSource.  Age 87 years.  The daughter of the late Earl and Margaret (McClure) Luttenbacher was born, August 9, 1922, in Saginaw, Michigan.  She married Arthur B. Wurtzel, August 17, 1948. He passed away September 5, 2006.  She was employed as head cashier with Kroger’s and sold real estate. She retired from A&C Contracting, the company she and her husband lovingly created.  She was a member, and served as secretary, of First United Methodist Church and was active with the United Methodist Women.  Surviving are three sons, two daughters and their spouses, Butch (Kelly) Wurtzel; Barbara Hoffman; Kent (Ruth) Wurtzel; Kirk (Janice) Wurtzel; Cindy (Richard) Beaudoin; eleven grandchildren, Trudy, Michael, Jason, Chris, Becky, Patrick, Chad, Christie, Justin, Brandon and Troy; several great grandchildren, one sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Howard McMall; three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Murin; Patty Wurtzel; Helen Fry; a brother-in-law, Phil (Cathy) Wurtzel; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a very loved brother, Stanley Luttenbacher, a son-in-law, Michael Hoffman; seven brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law.  The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at First United Methodist Church, 4790 Gratiot Road. Rev. Kathryn S. Snedeker will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday and then at the Church from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider First United Methodist Church or HealthSource Saginaw. Mrs. Wurtzel’s family would like to thank the staff and caregivers of HealthSource Saginaw for their love and care of Lucille and our family.