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LOETZ, Henry F., 6/20/68

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LOETZ, Henry F., 6/20/68

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LOETZ, Henry F., 6/20/68

Volunteer Transcriber, Carole Lynn Mohney Carr
Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping from the "Sturgis Daily Journal, " which serves the St. Joseph County, Michigan area. Copy provided by the Sturgis Library, Sturgis, Michigan. (St. Joseph County MI GenWeb),1607,7-160-17449_18635---,00.h... (Sturgis Library)

The funeral service for Henry F. LOETZ, 55, whose residence was at 107 Mckee St., will be observed at 10 :30 a.m. Monday in the First Presbyterian Church with the pastor, the Rev. William Bowen, officiating.

Interment will take place in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Foglesong Funeral Home beginning Friday, until 9 a.m. Monday, when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state.

Mr. LOETZ, a native Sturgensian, was born Aug. 14, 1912, a son of Fred and Marie (HUMMEL) LOETZ.

His marriage to Ann KESLER was solemnized in Rome City, Ind., Dec. 27, 1946.

Mr. LOETZ was a graduate of Sturgis High School and obtained his Master’s Degree in the field of mechanical engineering in 1934, from the University of Michigan.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was affiliated with the Meridian Sun Lodge No. 49 F&AM, the DeWitt Clinton Consistory and Saladin Temple AAONMS, both of Grand Rapids, the Sturgis Shrine Club, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1381, of which he was a past exalted ruler, and the Klinger Lake Country Club.

Mr. LOETZ was a talented musician and organizer of the Sturgis Municipal Band, which he directed to 10 years. He was also the Sturgis High School Band director for a number of years and had held a similar position with the Bronson High School band.

He served for one term on the city commission.

Surviving besides his wife, at home, are his won, Fred of Sturgis, a brother, Elmer of Colon and a sister, Mrs. Helen LOSEY of Lansing; a granddaughter, Tammie Sue LOETZ of Sturgis; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. LOETZ had been a patient in the Battle Creek Sanitarium for several days before being stricken while undergoing a routine examination by his physician Thursday morning. Prior to his admission to the Sanitarium he had been under care at Leila Post Hospital, Battle Creek.


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