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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Leila Mae Lutes, 98, of El Cajon, Calif., passed away on Oct. 19, 2012, in El Cajon.

Leila was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on May 4, 1914, the daughter of John and Sylvia (Fifer) Reynolds. She was a 1932 graduate of Fort Scott High School.

After Leila's marriage to Arnold F. Lutes, also formerly of Fort Scott, the couple moved to El Cajon, Calif., where they spent their entire married lives.

She is survived by two sons, John Lutes and wife Paula, and Edward Lutes and wife Roberts; four grandchildren, Diane, Rebecca, Amy and Janet; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Arnold on Jan. 28, 1990, a grandson, David Lutes, her parents and one sister, Opal Reynolds Rylander.

Cremation was requested with burial in Alpine Cemetery beside her husband Arnold and grandson David.