Lucille “Sue”, nee Ballard, Luter, 89, of New Athens, IL; formerly of Cahokia, IL; was born on August 30, 1926 in Randolph County, AR; passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, IL.
Mrs. Luter was the owner and operator of the Royal Treat Restaurant in Cahokia from 1959 to 1988.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Grover and Lena, nee Rice, Ballard. Five brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her three sons – Gerald D. (Vickie) Luter Sr. of New Athens, IL; Thomas R. Luter of Cahokia, IL; Douglas W. (Stephanie) Luter of Cahokia, IL. Seven grandchildren – Gerald Luter Jr.; Ryan (Stacie) Luter; Kami (David Fragale) Luter; Tana (Tyler) Phelps; Danielle Luter; Cory (Chad) Bateman; Taylor Luter and Marc (Janice) Maurer. Eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the New Athens Home for the Aged PT Equipment Fund.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00am with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.