Marilyn Denise Luttenegger

In Memory of

Marilyn Denise Luttenegger

August 21, 1960 - April 13, 2018


Marilyn Denise (Mayo) Luttenegger, 57, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Legacy Christian Church in Lee’s Summit. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the PKD Foundation (Polycystic Kidney Disease).

Marilyn was born on August 21, 1960 in Broken Bow, Nebraska. She was an avid fan of the Nebraska Cornhusker football team and the Kansas City Royals, especially her favorite player, Alex Gordon. Marilyn enjoyed watching her children participate in their sports activities and kept statistics for Julia’s softball team. She worked for the Lee’s Summit R7 School District where she taught 5th grade at Prairie View Elementary for 20 years, up until her death.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Dorothy (Reed) Mayo from Blair, Nebraska; and her grandparents, Frances Oscar and Julia Lavetta (Huff) Reed of Broken Bow, Nebraska and Daniel Thomas and Genevieve Hazel (Whipple) Mayo of Cosbay, Oregon.

She is survived by her daughter, Julia Luttenegger of Lee’s Summit; son, Jacob Luttenegger of Lee’s Summit; father of Julia and Jacob, Michael Luttenegger of Lee’s Summit; brothers, Jerry Mayo and wife Cindy, Tim Mayo and wife Kim, and Jeff Mayo and wife Diana, all of Clay Center, Kansas; sister, Allison (Mayo) Danilovich and husband Tom of Creston, Iowa; brother Jon Mayo and wife Holly of Omaha, Nebraska; many beloved nieces and nephews; and the students and staff of Prairie View Elementary and the Lee’s Summit R7 School District that she taught and worked with during her tenure as an educator.


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I had the privilege of meeting Marilyn while she unfortunately had to come to Lee Summit dialysis for treatment. Marilyn always entered the clinic with a smile on her face. A very warm and kind person. Dialysis is a sad situation but Marilyn knew how to make the best of it. She enjoyed talking with staff and other patients. She will dearly be missed by us all at the clinic. May she now rest in peace. Prayers to her family

Marilyn was so easy to love, to talk to and even in her most trying times had grace. I’m so sorry for the loss of a mother, friend, teacher and wonderful person. She will be missed but never forgotten.

Marilyn was like a second Mom to one of our daughters Sammi Jo while they were in school. She kept score at every single softball game sitting next to me, rain, heat or snow for 5 plus years! SO sorry to hear of her passing, Blessing to Julia & Jacob in this season of sadness. I will always remember how excited she would get at the games hooping and hollering up out of her seat and the many miles she drove giggling girls to ballgames listening to ACDC no doubt!

I was so sorry to see this message about Marilyn’s passing. We lived across the street from Marilyn and her family back in the 70’s. She was our little neighbor girl. We so enjoyed them as neighbors. That’s when you all lived on Jackson St. and then moved one house away to North 16th. We are thinking of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Hugs. Our Love, Mike and Linda Bowen (John)

Jacob, we are so sorry for the loss of your mom. We will be keeping you in our prayers. We are here for you. Michael, Shelia, Alex, Jordan, Bailey & Canton.

I cannot express the pain I felt when I heard of Ms. Marilyn’s death. She was not supposed to go like that. I have been taking care of her for about a year and within that one year she became a friend, teacher, counselor and a sister combined. We have cried over our LS R7 students, laughed over their antics and celebrated their successes together. She always joked about the fact that I refused to address her by her first name. She was always Ms. Marilyn to me. I miss her a lot and the Clinic has not being the same since she left us. She had a positive attitude about dialysis and she did everything right. We were looking forward to her getting back on the Transplant list and one day getting another kidney, but God had other plans for her.She loved her children and her students. They were her world. I miss her a lot and I pray that God will comfort the family. Sleep on Ms. Marilyn. I will never forget you. Glory, RN Her Dialysis Nurse.


Saturday, April 28, 2018


Saturday, April 28, 2018