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Floretta M. Lutjen, 89

Floretta M. Lutjen, 89, of Lake City, passed away Monday, May 24, at the Lake City Nursing Home. Floretta was born Aug. 2, 1919, in Lake City, Minn., to Alferd and Alice (Luhmann) Reckmann. She married Gernot Lutjen Sept. 3, 1941, at First Lutheran Church in Lake City. They farmed on his family farm in Mount Pleasant Township until retiring in 1980. They moved to Lake City after retiring. Gernot passed away Jan. 26, 1995. Floretta was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of West Florence. She enjoyed crocheting, dancing and spending time with her family.

Floretta is survived by a daughter, Berdell Blaisdell of Lake City; two grandsons, Cory (Jeanine Berg) Blaisdell of Lake City, Mark Blaisdell of Lake City. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, Frederich Reckmann.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church of West Florence with the Rev. Christopher Hoppe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Mahn Family Funeral Home Anderson-Peterson Chapel Lake City. Friends may also call one hour before the services at the church.