Gary Paul Lukes

Gary Paul Lukes

Birth
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 10 Mar 2011 (aged 65)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial London, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 66959632 · View Source
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AUSTIN — Gary Paul Lukes, 65, of Austin, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at his home.

He was born April 9, 1945, in Austin, to Richard and Myrtle (Lightley) Lukes. He graduated from Rose Creek High School, Austin Junior College, and Mankato State University before serving in the military for three years in the Army, including one year in Vietnam. Gary then attended Arizona State University, where he earned a Masters Degree. He taught high school mathematics for three years in Arizona, and then moved to Minnesota, living in Austin, Waseca, Owatonna, and Northfield for about five years. For the next twenty years, he worked for US West in Minneapolis. After moving to California, he came back to Austin in 2005.

Survivors include his mother, Myrtle Lukes of Austin; brother, Larry Lukes of Northfield; sister, Judy Steinblock of St. Cloud; one nephew, Jason Steinblock of St. Cloud. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard in 2008, and his brother-in-law Edward in 2010.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin, with Rev. David DeFor officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at Worlein Funeral Home. Interment will be in London Cemetery, London, Minn., at a later date.

The family prefers memorials in lieu of flowers.

Worlein Funeral Home in Austin is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Mark Cafourek
  • Added: 15 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66959632
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Paul Lukes (9 Apr 1945–10 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66959632, citing London Cemetery, London, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Mark Cafourek (contributor 46986165) .