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Vickie Sue Luter

Vickie Sue Luter

Vickie Sue Luter, nee Lischer, 74, of New Athens, IL, born July 15, 1947 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Friday August 13, 2021 at the New Athens Home for the Aged.  She was very active in the community. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, VFW 7710 Ladies Auxiliary, St. Clair County Genealogical Society, former board member of the Village of New Athens and served 6 years as board president for the New Athens Home for the Aged.  As a member of the Lions Club in New Athens, she was past president of the New Athens Chapter and District Governor 1CS for the State of Illinois.

Mrs. Luter was preceded in death by her parents; Cletus C. “Dutch” and Lucille M. (Frantz) Lischer.

Vickie is survived by her beloved husband; Gerald D “Jerry” Luter, Sr., son; Marc (Janice) Maurer of New Athens, IL, two stepsons; Gerald D. Luter, Jr. of Dupo, IL and Ryan (Stacie) Luter of Waterloo, IL, stepdaughter; Kami Luter of Columbia, IL, two sisters; Karen Zimmerman of New Athens, IL and Roxie Lischer of Shiloh, IL, grandchildren; Deric J. Maurer, step grandchildren; Kayla Luter, Jocelyn Luter, Kayleigh Luter, Jackson Luter, Bobby (Danielle) Smith and Chris (Veronica) Smith, two step great grandchildren; Madilyn and Chesney Smith, nieces; Sheryl Washburn, Jessica Erb and Linsey Erb, nephew; Eric Zimmerman and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to be made to the New Athens Home for the Aged.

Visitation: Friends and family may gather at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL on Wednesday August 18, 2021 from 4 to 7 p.m. and again on Thursday August 19, 2021 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Funeral:  Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday August 19, 2021 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.  Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Jim & Vicky Eden says:

    To Jerry and family- So sorry to hear of Vickie’s death. Prayers and condolences during this difficult loss. Lean on family & friends for strength in the days to come and keep all the special memories in your hearts forever.

  2. Roxie and family, my sympathy on the passing of your sister. You are in my thoughts and prayers

  3. Bishop Derek and Retha Eurales says:

    Condolences and prayers to you and the family. God’s grace is sufficient. We loved Vickie and will miss her beautiful smile. To Jerry, be encouraged. From Retha and I, blessings to each of you.

  4. Bob & Pam Fowler says:

    Dear Jerry & family,

    Our sympathy on the passing of Vickie, with whom we have so many great memories as District Governors in the Lions Club, but most importantly as dear friends. Our heartfelt love to you Jerry.

    Bob & Pam Fowler

  5. Joyce Hodapp Jones says:

    Will miss your laughter and smiling face…always enjoyed our talks…my heart goes out to the family…much love Cuz

  6. Chelsea Fuchs says:

    Rest in peace my dear Vickie. Thank you for letting me be a part of your life. So many folks loved you. You were such a special, amazing soul. Love to Jerry and all your family and friends.

  7. Steve and Rochelle Griffin says:

    We’re so sorry for your loss, Jerry. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Perry Brooks says:

    Prayers for you all, especially Marc and Jerry,I was glad to have known Vickie for the time that I did,we were family through Lionism,may God Bless you all!

  9. Ralph & Sue Zarada says:

    Jerry and Family
    Sue and I have many fond memories of Vickie from our year as sitting Governors on the MD1 council of Illinois. We will be praying for you and for all of the family in this time of loss. May she Rest In Peace

  10. My condolence to your family

  11. GloriaJean McCormick says:

    RIP dear cousin you will be missed, love Gloria

  12. Shelley and Don Zotz says:

    Jerry and family, sending thoughts and prayers to you all. We are so sorry for your loss. R.I.P. dear cousin Vickie

  13. Michelle Hook says:

    Jerry and family, I’m so sorry for the loss of Vickie. I’m so glad I got to know her and her family over the time she was at the home with us. She was so full of life and always had something to say to cheer me up on my bad days and make me smile. I will truly miss Vickie. Prayers for comfort at this time

  14. Elaine and Jim Rader says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you Jerry and Marc and your family. Vickie was family to all of us, may she now have her rest. Love to you all.

  15. Ron & Kim Hampton says:

    Rest peacefully Vickie. We have always admired Vickie’s passion and dedication to the many community groups in which she had served. Our condolences to her family and friends.

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