Benjamin Luthe

Benjamin Luthe

Benjamin K. Luthe, 31, of West Salem, Illinois passed away Thursday, Aug. 1 at his home.

Ben was born Jan. 8, 1988 in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Mike and Connie (Giese) Luthe.

He was a farmer most of his life and he loved cows. He enjoyed playing his guitar and lifting weights.

Survivors include Ben’s parents, Mike and Connie; sister, Megan and her husband Jason Hunter; and niece, Katie Hunter. He is also survived by one uncle and four aunts. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and two uncles.

Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, Aug. 5 from 5–7 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem. A Graveside Service will be Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. at Little Wabash Cemetery, West Salem.

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Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of West Salem is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.