Florence Lukes, 83
Mon, 04/03/2017 - 6:13pm admin
April 14, 1933 —
March 31, 2017
Cedar rapids - Florence M. Lukes, age 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died March 31, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Hiawatha, Iowa. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, with a Parish Scripture Service at 4 p.m. and a K.C. Rosary at 7 p.m. An additional visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Burial is at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Florence was born on April 14, 1933, in Cresco, Iowa, the daughter of Clarence and Marian Curtis. She graduated from Ridgeway High School in Ridgeway, Iowa, in 1951. She married Marvin W. Lukes in June 1952 in Protivin, Iowa. She worked in food service for the Cedar Rapids School District for many years.
Florence was a charter member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hiawatha. She was very active in her church and hospitality after church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and friends and traveling.
Survivors include her children, Marvalene Collins and Mark (Mary Kay) Lukes, both of Cedar Rapids; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Gloria (Ed) Bouska of Des Moines, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Marian Curtis; husband, Marvin W. Lukes; son, Kevin; brother, Manual; and a sister, Marilyn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church or Camp Courageous.
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