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 Charles Michael Lutz

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Charles "Michael" Lutz

Birth
Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death
29 Mar 2010 (aged 64)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
50636879 View Source

Charles "Michael" Lutz, born October 26, 1945; died March 30, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. Attended school at St. Anthony's Seminary; graduated Central Catholic High School 1963. He was a U.S. Naval Officer and Vietnam veteran 1964-68. Following his time in the service, he worked as a Communication Sales Manager for Motorola 1972-85. He joined the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department 1978-84 (Captain). From 1991 until the time of his death Michael was a deputy sheriff of Bexar County; in 2002, he received the Distinguished Service Award for serving 2600 civil papers in 1 year, surpassing his peers by hundreds of papers. For the past 12 years he was in charge of traffic control at St. Matthew Catholic School where on August 25, 2008 he apprehended a gunman and potentially saved untold numbers of innocent children's lives and received the Cardinal Caring Award at a special ceremony and Mass attended by many of his peers. Michael was an old-fashioned patriot and true hero; an astute political observer and engaging conversationalist; a genuinely good and decent man, devoted husband and family man, and one of the world's nicest guys. With his winning personality, generous demeanor, twinkling blue eyes and dimpled smile, he made friends from all walks of life. He enjoyed boating/water sports, and loved his wife and family most of all. Preceded in death by parents Charles Dennis and Lillian Wasser Lutz; brother William. Survived by his loving wife Caroline Marina Lutz.

Charles "Michael" Lutz, born October 26, 1945; died March 30, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. Attended school at St. Anthony's Seminary; graduated Central Catholic High School 1963. He was a U.S. Naval Officer and Vietnam veteran 1964-68. Following his time in the service, he worked as a Communication Sales Manager for Motorola 1972-85. He joined the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department 1978-84 (Captain). From 1991 until the time of his death Michael was a deputy sheriff of Bexar County; in 2002, he received the Distinguished Service Award for serving 2600 civil papers in 1 year, surpassing his peers by hundreds of papers. For the past 12 years he was in charge of traffic control at St. Matthew Catholic School where on August 25, 2008 he apprehended a gunman and potentially saved untold numbers of innocent children's lives and received the Cardinal Caring Award at a special ceremony and Mass attended by many of his peers. Michael was an old-fashioned patriot and true hero; an astute political observer and engaging conversationalist; a genuinely good and decent man, devoted husband and family man, and one of the world's nicest guys. With his winning personality, generous demeanor, twinkling blue eyes and dimpled smile, he made friends from all walks of life. He enjoyed boating/water sports, and loved his wife and family most of all. Preceded in death by parents Charles Dennis and Lillian Wasser Lutz; brother William. Survived by his loving wife Caroline Marina Lutz.


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