LUTHER, D.D.S., STEPHEN D. , A fifth generation native Californian, passed away December 8, 2001 at home. Dr. Luther was born in Los Angeles, CA on November 29, 1947. In addition to his 27 years of serving the dental needs of our community, he also was a past president of the Torrance Rotary and the JC's. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty-one years Sandra Luther of Palos Verdes, CA, Father, Marvin Luther, Mother, Winona Luther, both of Redondo Beach, CA. Daughter, Stephanie(Mrs.Scott) Chaney of Palos Verdes, CA, Daughter, Samantha Luther of Palos Verdes, CA, Sister, Christine (Mrs. David) Larson of Torrance, CA, Brother, Jeffery (Nicole) Luther, M.D. of Palos Verdes, CA and Brother, Paul (Karen)Luther, M.D. of Aptos, CA and many nieces and nephews. Also left to mourn his passing are: Uncles, A.F. Wendorff, D.D.S. and family and T.K. Wendorff, D.D.S.and family. Dr. Luther is also survived by his Grandmother, Eloise Dikis of Manhattan Beach, CA . He will also be greatly missed by his loving parents by marriage, Mr. & Mrs. R.H. Kanner. Memorial services will be held at Ascension Lutheran Church , 26231 Silver Spur Road, Rancho Palos Verdes on Dec.13, 2001 at 4:30 P M. Private inurnment. En lieu of flowers friends are invited to donate in Dr. Luther's memory to The American Cancer Society, Attn. Colon Cancer Research.

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  1. Sandy, I am so sorry to here about Steve and I wish you and your family my condolences. Time has gone by way too quickly because I remember the good times in Lab C like yesterday. Steve was a great guy and I will always remember our friendship. Mark

  2. Dr. Luther will be greatly missed by all of his patients. I always looked forward to his big smile and comforting care. My sincere sympathies to his wife and his family. His memory will live on and inspire us. Laura Oreskovich

  3. Nona & Marv and Chris & Dave, We were so very sorry to read of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for peaceful hearts for all of you. Sincerely, Sue & Mike

  4. Sandy, I\’m sending my deepest condolences. Steve hired me when I first moved out to CA. I worked for him for 6 great years. I remember house sitting for you many times with my daughter Cari. Your gift to me for my wedding was a week at the Ulrich\’s cabin in Big Bear. That was our honeymoon. There is so much more I am remembering about those years in my life working for Dr.Luther. I will always remember how good you both were to me and my family. God be with you in this time of loss. Love Chris Hylander

  5. You have my deepest sympathy and my heart goes out to you in this time of saddness. With deepest sympathy and regards, Jay Bonnet California Drain and Sewer Service

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