Sherry Lutje, 80, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2019 with both of her children by her side. The family would like to offer their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Homestead Rehabilitation and Hospice Community Care for their love and support.
Sherry was born December 10, 1938 in Dallas, South Dakota to Les and Nellie (Soper) Wolf. Sherry grew up in Burke, South Dakota where she graduated from high school in 1956 and in Kansas City at the National School of Aeronautics in 1958.
She married the love of her life Duane Lutje in 1987. They were members of the Lincoln Area Street Rodders Association (L.A.S.R.). Sherry was honored by becoming a life time member after Duane suddenly passed away. Sherry worked at Woodmen Insurance, Russell Stovers and was a former secretary for Todco and All Roads Barricade.
Devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her son Brian (Susan) Weideman; daughter Kami (Troy) LaPage; step children Rainy and D.J. Lutje; grandchildren Josh (Linzy) LaPage, Logan (Taylor) Miller, Zach Weideman, and Austin Elkins; great grandchildren Riyker, Easton, Taygan Miller and Landon LaPage; special friend in low places Vickie Cornish; her beloved dog Bingo; & many friends and relatives.
Proceeded in death by parents; husband Duane Lutje; sister Neoma (Ed) Strobel; & brothers Don and Larry Wolf.
Sherry enjoyed spending time with her family, watching her soap operas the Bold and the Beautiful and the Young and the Restless. She enjoyed playing games on her computer, laughing at memes on Facebook, winning at bingo and getting lucky on slot machines. Her favorite holiday was Independence Day. Everyone loved Sherry’s sense of humor and quick wit.
Sherry’s life was celebrated on Friday, June 28th between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. at the Cornhusker Social Hall, 2940 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, NE 68504. Graveside service was on June 28th at 11:00 a.m. Lincoln Memorial Park, 6700 South 14th Street, Lincoln.
Memorials to the family.