John Luch in hospital in Pittsburgh
>mg letic FORMER PITT GRID STAR WED GIRLHOOD SWEETIE Pittaburgn. Feb. 87 0P)-R»vela- tion of the romance and marriags eighteen months ago of John Lncb. popular University of Pittsburgh football player, came today as ar- rangemenUi were completed for bis funeral. Mrs. Martha Ernes Luch, tbe widow, told of their courtship while both were students at Warwood. W. Va.. high school. Lucb was gain! his flrst recognition as an atblei. star then—the.future Mr*. Luch wsc one of his most ardent boosters. "We told our parents," she said "but planned to keep our secret until Johnny had graduated next June." Mrs. Luoh was at her husband's bedside almost constantly after his condition become critical last Monday Monday until hi* death Sunday morning Tbe entire Pittsburgh tootbal team will attend funeral services IB Wheeling at 8 a. m., Wednesday. Dr. John B. Sutherland, coach, am James (Wbltey) Hagan, graduate manager, accompanied the body today today to Wheeling. Lucb died of peritonitis. Two blood transfusions Saturday failed to «*ve Lnch'a lit*. Blood waa given by Miss Louise Hobman, of Turtle Creek. Pa. and John Valenti, substitute center on tbe football team. Luch was regular fullback In 1981 but after an attack of appendicitis laet fall, .took part la only a few games.