Stephen Edward Lutes, 28, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 13th, 2018 after a year long battle with cancer. His wife, Caitlin, who never left his side, his dog Milo, and his family, supported him lovingly.
Stephen was a graduate of Neuqua Valley High School, class of 2007 in Naperville, IL. He attended the University of Louisville, where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Finance and a Masters degree in Business Administration. Stephen was the Associate Director of Finance and Analysis at Sun Tan City and Planet Fitness. He was passionate about his career and was so proud to be a part of the Sun Tan City family. Stephen was an easy going, fun-loving free spirit. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, friends, and family. He loved golf, concerts, and spending time at the lake. He was an avid sports fan who attended many bowl games, final fours, and most recently, the Super Bowl.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Lutes and Irvin Kupper.
He is survived by his loving wife, Caitlin Lutes (Menhardt); his parents, Teresa and Steve Lutes; mother-in-law, Sharon Cantwell; father-in-law, Kurt Menhardt (Linda); sisters, Kathryn Tenzca (Zack) and Savannah Lutes; brothers, Nicholas and Jacob Lutes; grandmothers, Ann Kupper and Rosalie Lutes; and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The family would like to extend gratitude to those who provided such loving care, prayers, and support throughout the past year. A special thank you to MD Anderson and Dr. Cervera, Norton Infusion Center, unit 5J, and Norton Pavilion Hosparus Unit, for their expertise and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made to the Home of the Innocents or The DePaul School.
Visitation will be from 3-8 PM on Monday, April 16th at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40205.
His funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, April 17th, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1920 Newburg Rd. Louisville, KY 40205 with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery.