PHILIP WILLIAM LUTZ of Gibson City, Illinois, 79, retired Elder, died October 11, 2020. Philip was serving as Pastor Emeritus at Gibson City UMC at the time of his death. Philip served 14 churches during almost 60 years of active ministry.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Philip is survived by his wife of 55 years, Malinda Lutz of Gibson City, Illinois; son, Tom Lutz of Crawfordsville, Ind.; and daughters, Ellen Lutz of Greenfield, Mass., and Daniela Weiss of Oberostendorf, Germany.

Memorial donations may be made to the Activities Department at Heritage Health, P.O. Box 3188, Bloomington, IL 61702 or the Midwest Mission Distribution Center, c/o Gibson City UMC.

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