Betty J. Lucas, 88, of Irma, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Riverview Health Service in Tomahawk.
Betty was born February 14, 1933 in Waukegan, Illinois to John and Helen (Gesky) Opitz. She was married to Harold Lucas on September 18, 1954. He passed away in 1988.
Betty and Harold moved to the Tomahawk area in May of 1970. They had formerly owned and operated Green Pines Bar in Skanawan for many years, Betty did medical transcription at a local chiropractor office, worked at Sacred Heart as a nurse’s assistant, and she had served as Skanawan Town Clerk for many years. Bette loved knitting and crocheting for family and friends. She enjoyed working in her yard, going for motorcycle and atv rides, and even snowmobiling into her 80’s. She enjoyed being a member of the Red Hatters and was a charter member of the Northwood’s Cruiser Classic Car club.
Survivors include her two sons, Mike (Robin) Lucas, Irma and Harold (Carol) Lucas III, Bristol, Wisconsin. Two sisters, Janet “Cookie” Sternberg, Antioch, IL and Marilyn Lahti, Merrill. Betty is further survived by 4 grandchildren (Rebecca, Robert, Ariel, and Patrick) and 3 great grandchildren (Michael, Johnathon, and Emily). She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 infant children, a grandson, Michael, and 2 siblings.
A Memorial Service for Betty Lucas will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. from Krueger Family Funeral Home. Pastor Susan Christian will officiate. The Lucas family will receive friends at Krueger Family Funeral Home from 10 am until the hour of services at noon.
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Betty Lucas Memorial Service
Time: Apr 2, 2021 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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