Virginia T. Lucas

December 16, 1925 ~ April 17, 2018 (age 92)

Virginia T. Lucas, 92, of Arlington, died April 17, 2018 surrounded by her family in Liberty Village in Princeton.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Tuesday in St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington with Rev. Ronald Margherio OSB officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Arlington.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7:00 PM Monday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd and Tuesday in the church from 10:00 AM until time of services.

Mrs. Lucas was born in La Salle on December 16, 1925 to John and Josephine (Halas) Kallner.  She married Lawrence Lucas in St. Hyacinth’s Church in La Salle on October 27, 1945.  She retired from Harper Wyman in Princeton.

Virginia enjoyed going to flea markets, working on her flower and plants, reading, playing bingo, doing word puzzles, attending music performances and going to the riverboat.  She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church and it’s Altar and Rosary Society. 

Mrs. Lucas is survived by four daughters, Sharon (Gary) Bacigal of Holt, MI., Karen (Mick) Towns of Princeton, Susan Happ of Milan and Luanne (Kevin) Stremlau of Peoria; two sons, Lawrence “Larry” (Joyce) Lucas of Princeton and Gary Lucas of LaMoille; daughter –in-law Bonnie Lucas of Ladd; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; one sister Helen Wrona of Princeton.

She was preceded in death by her husband on July 30, 2003, one son William “Luke” Lucas, one granddaughter, one grandson, three brothers, Eugene, William and John Kallner Jr.; three sisters Marge Davidson, Loretta Kleckner and Dolly Holland.

Pallbearers will be Joseph, Kelly, Jeremy, and Justin Lucas, Nicholas Towns, Zack Bird, Teala Happ and Stacy Stremlau.

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