STEPHEN J. LUTH
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Stephen J. Luth, 22, a former resident of Muscatine, died on Friday, May 11, 2012, in Chanute, Kansas.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012, at Calvary Church. Reverend Al Perez and Reverend Steve Russell will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be James Luth, Joshua Luth, Jonathan Luth, Ryan Kral, Ben Kapella, and Brendon Kapella. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held following the committal service at Calvary Church.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Stephen Luth Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Stephen was born on August 6, 1989, in York, Pennsylvania, the son of David and Cyndi Youngblood Luth.
He graduated from Oral Roberts University on May 5, 2012. He was on the Cheer Team at the university and also served as Chaplin for his dorm floor. He was Captain of the Cross Country and Track Team at Muscatine High School, and was on both teams all four years. He was part of the Nexus Program at Calvary Church where he led a small group.
He had worked for Fareway in the Meat Department.
Those left to honor his memory include his parents, David and Cyndi Luth of Muscatine; three brothers, Joshua Luth and wife, Britney, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Jonathan Luth and wife, Jennifer, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and James Luth of Muscatine; his paternal grandmother, Mary Luth of Davenport; his maternal grandmother, June Halkens, of Mountain Home, Arkansas; his maternal grandfather, Fred Youngblood and wife, Martha, of Eagle Point, Oregon; several aunts and uncles and cousins; and a special friend, Tori Dollar.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Luth. ... Read More
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So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms of comfort around you, and may you find strength and joy in knowing that Stephen is rejoicing with Jesus and hearing, "Well done, Thou good and faithful servant."
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dave and Cindi- My prayers go out to you and your family. Such a tragic loss. I never knew your son but read wonderful things about him. He was such a strong Christian man. Lean on God during these times and now and ... more
Dave & Cyndi, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Stephen. My heart breaks for you and your family. I know you are rejoicing that he is in the arms of Jesus, but as a mother, I can only imagine the difficulty of le... more
Mr. and Mrs. Luth, I didn't know your son, but I would like to extend my condolences. My wife and I are apart of the Teen Mania family and have been praying for you and your family since we heard. We are truly sorry for ... more
As we reflect on Stephen's life, we remember the joy of May 5, 2012 and his graduation from Oral Roberts University. We remember a life filled with so much promise, and so much joy. We celebrated his graduation that ... more