CHARLESTON, IL -- Letitia Amelia Luther, age 82 of Charleston and formerly of Sauk Village, Illinois, entered her Heavenly Home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 10, 2018 while in the comfort of her daughter’s home and in the presence of loving family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 921 Madison Avenue in Charleston. The Memorial Mass honoring and celebrating her life will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with Father Hyland Smith officiating. Services will also be held at St. James Catholic Church in Sauk Village on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Inurnment will be in the Oakland Memorial Lanes Cemetery in Dolton, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church or St. James Catholic Church. Gifts may be left at the visitation/funeral mass or mailed in care of Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Dr., Charleston, IL 61920.
Letty, as she was affectionately known, was born October 20, 1935 in Calumet City, Illinois the only child born to the late Joseph and Mary (Premetz) Fredianelli. She married her loving and devoted husband of sixty four years, Verlyn “Zeke” Luther on March 20, 1954 and he survives. Also left to cherish her memory are her children: Carole Plesha and husband Mike of Knox, Indiana, Janet Sands and husband Mike of Park Forest, Illinois, Mary Del Rio and husband George of Lynwood, Illinois, David Luther of Griffith, Indiana, Doug Luther of Sauk Village, Illinois and Dr. Lori Luther and husband Ray Kuznicki of Charleston; nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Letty’s family was her pride and joy and her grandchildren were one of God’s blessings that she truly enjoyed. Memories of this special wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend will always be treasured in the hearts of those who loved her.
Letty’s complete obituary is available at www.adamsfuneralchapel.com.