Guenther Luitjens

Obituary of Guenther Peter Luitjens

Guenther Pete Luitjens was born on June 2, 1945 in Pulkau, Austria to LeRoy and Margarete Luitjens. He passed away on September 8, 2021 in Broken Arrow at the age of 76. Guenther lived the first 13 years of his life in Austria, attending the local catholic school. He was an alter boy who fondly remembered the stern nuns with their ruler. After moving to Luverne, Minnesota, he attended Luverne Schools until he graduated in 1964. While in school, Guenther played football and was a kicker for the team. After High School, Guenther enlisted in the United States Navy, where he was honorably discharged in 1971. He worked the majority of his life as a car salesman. His most recent position was a shuttle driver for a local dealership. Guenther loved watching football and basketball, but he especially loved watching the Minnesota Vikings football games. After the passing of his first wife of 25 years Patricia Sue, he married Karen in March of 2016. Guenther is survived by his wife Karen, daughters Kimberly (Dave) Medrick, Tammy (Shawn) Leonard, grandchildren Alysha Medrick, Aaron (Brittany) Medrick, Elizabeth (Matthew) Koppe, Zachary (Sara) Medrick, Michael Phillips, Wyatt Phillips, great grandchildren Maverick, Ethan, Grayson, Hadley, and Ryker. Guenther was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Sue, his parents LeRoy and Margarete Luitjens, and his brother and sister-in-law LeRoy and Rose Luitjens.
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Sunday
12
September

Visitation

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Green Hill Funeral Home
400 East Teel Road
Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States
918-224-2312
Monday
13
September

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Monday, September 13, 2021
Green Hill Funeral Home Chapel
400 East Teel Road
Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States

Final Resting Place

Green Hill Memorial Gardens
400 E. Teel Rd.
Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States
918 224 2312
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