Ida "Frances" Lutz

Ida "Frances" Lutz


Ida “Frances” Lutz, died peacefully at her home September 23, 2023, under the care of Kindred Hospice.  

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Canton on September 27, 2022. Burial followed in the Canton Ceme

tery.  Frances was born in Canton on November 16, 1921, one of ten children born to Will and Eleanor Lutz. She grew up on the family farm and was a faithful and lifelong communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 

She recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends. “Franny/Aunt Frances” graduated from Canton High School and then from the Mississippi State College for Women in 1944. After graduation, she joined the workforce and became the first female sales executive for Delta Airlines. In fact, she retired from what she lovingly called, ‘My Delta” after 40 years of service. 

Frances is survived by her sister-in-law, Margaret Ann Lutz of Vaughan, MS and nephews and nieces: Stephen Lutz (Cathy), Jody Hill (Judy), Bill Lutz (Betty), Mike Lutz (Randi), Anne Johnson (Ronnie), Pat White (Billy), Peggy Lutz, William Lutz, Joe Lutz (Emily), Tommy Lutz, Gus Lutz (Jill), Kate Smith (Sam), and many more nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. 

Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 238 East Center Street, Canton, MS 39046 or to Catholic Charities, 650 East River place, Jackson, MS 39202.

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