David Jonathan Lutz
March 8, 1952 ~ January 21, 2023
David Jonathan Lutz, age 70, of New Braunfels, TX, passed away peacefully at home following a long illness. Burial will be on February 16, 2023 at 11:00 am at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Dave was born on March 8, 1952 in Sioux Falls, SD to Rex and Carmelita Lutz. After graduating from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, SD, he was a Sgt. in the USMC and served as a legal secretary in Camden, CA, Okinawa, Japan and Vietnam. After serving in the military he went to nursing school at University of South Dakota. He went onto complete his CRNA degree from Bridgeport School of Nurse Anesthetist, Bridgeport, CT. David worked at many different locations throughout his career. Dave will be deeply missed by his wife, Pamela (Sami) Lutz; his children Sara (Clint) McDonald, Briann (Rich) Derry, Alex (Dannaea) Lutz all of Salt Lake City, UT; his stepdaughters, Michelle (Tim) Ketcham, Huron, SD, Summer(Scott) Feiner, Sioux Falls, SD, Nicole Hemme, New Braunfels, TX; 14 grandchildren; his siblings Diane (Bob) Bowman, Bradenton, FL, Michele (Bob) Jacobson Garretson, SD, Tony Westendorf, Sioux Falls, SD and sister-in-law, Mary Lutz of Rio Rancho, NM. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Jerry Lutz and father-in-law Ken Merritt. A memorial service will be held on February 16, 2023 at 10:30 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 1390 Hanz Dr., New Braunfels, TX. Burial will follow at 2:15 pm at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.