Lucas, Norvel "Luke" April 12, 1926 - January 9, 2020 Of Omaha, NE, formerly of DeSoto, MO. Proud World War II Veteran, a paratrooper who served in the 17th Airborne Division, 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment earning two Bronze Stars and several Purple Hearts. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Ruby E. Lucas; parents, John G. and Hulda (Simon) Lucas; and two sisters, Beulah Alexander and Dorothy Braun. He will be dearly missed. Survived by sons, Warren Lucas of Lincoln NE, and Scott Lucas of Steelville, MO; daughter-in-law, Mary Lucas of Omaha; granddaughters, Cara (Justin) Richt of Lincoln, and Erin Lucas (Aaron McKenzie); and great-grandson, Ethan Lucas, all of Omaha. MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Monday, January 13, at 11am, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 20844 Bonanza Boulevard, Elkhorn, NE 68022. Interment will be in Hematite Methodist Cemetery, Hematite, MO at a later date. Memorials to Wounded Warrior Project.
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