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Kathy Lynne Luze

April 30, 1951 May 8, 2019
Kathy Lynne Luze
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Obituary for Kathy Lynne Luze

Kathy Lynne Luze, 68, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after a courageous battle with leukemia.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Vinton Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jessica Crane-Munoz officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 pm AT THE CHURCH on Friday, May 10, and after 10 a.m. at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Kathy was born April 30, 1951 in Vinton, the daughter of Ned and Shirley Turner Pippert. She graduated from Washington High School in Vinton in 1969. On April 24, 1970 she married Dean Luze in Vinton. In 1986 Kathy and Dean bought Viking Sewing, the family business started in 1959. Kathy had the ability to turn customers into lifelong friends and taught thousands of people the joys of sewing. Kathy was a member of the Presbyterian Church and enjoyed sewing, golfing, fishing and gardening in her spare time. Kathy loved time with family and enjoyed hosting holiday gatherings. Everyone enjoyed her quick wit and her infectious laugh and nobody could outlast her on the dance floor.
She is survived by her mother, Shirley; husband, Dean; daughter, Lori (Dave) Bierschenk and their sons, Weston and Landon; son, Dan, all of Vinton; brothers, Kent (Janet) Pippert, Lenexa, KS, and Kevin (Kim) Pippert, Vinton; sister, Karen (Tim) Bahr, Vinton and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ned.
A memorial fund has been established.
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home is caring for Kathy and her family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.


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Visitation

Friday

10

May

4:00 PM 5/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Vinton Presbyterian Church

608 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

and for an hour before services on Saturday at the church

Vinton Presbyterian Church
608 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Saturday

11

May

11:00 AM 5/11/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/11/2019 12:00:00 PM
Vinton Presbyterian Church

608 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Vinton Presbyterian Church
608 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

1002 E 10th St
Vinton, IA 52349

1002 E 10th St Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

A fund has been established.

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349
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