Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
Jay A. Luthman, 14, 4399 Range Line Road, Russia, died at 5:30 p.m. July 16, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Cause of death was due to an accidental drowning in the family's pond near his home the previous day.
He was born Jan. 11, 1993, in St. Marys, to James and Dawn Cotrell Luthman, who survive.
Also surviving are three brothers, Alan, Nathan and Dawson, all at home; grandparents, Calvin and Victoria Cotrell, Fort Loramie, and Kenneth and Nancy Luthman, Russia; great-grandmother, Erma Cotrell, Fort Loramie; and great-great-grandmother, Viola Luthman, Minster.
He was a freshman at Russia High School where he was involved in track, cross country and basketball. He was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Frank Amberger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.