Lucy Marie Lucas, age 95 of York, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at York General Hearthstone Skilled Nursing Facility.
Lucy was born May 9, 1923 in Groom, Texas. She was the daughter of R.J. and Anne Bohr. She moved with her family to Cherryvale, Kan. and then Independence, Kan. In 1943 she married J. Norman Lucas and they settled in Holdrege in 1954 where they remained until 2012 when Lucy moved into the Hearthstone. Norman preceded her in death in 2001. Lucy enjoyed her role as wife, mother, grandmother and good neighbor. She was particularly fond of babies and little kids. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed dancing and doing crafts with her husband. The caregivers at the Hearthstone were very special to her.
Lucy is survived by her children, Nancy (Bob) Slocum of Kearney, Don (Kay) Lucas of North Platte, Mike (Beth) Lucas of York and Mary (Terry) Gugle of Andale, Kan.; grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer Summers of Gibbon, Ty (Jackie) Lucas of North Platte, Annie (Tom) Remmenga of Lincoln, Josh (Grace) Lucas of West Richland, Wash., Kristina (Terry) Fesler of Eagle, Idaho and Matt (Nicole) Gugle of Andale, Kan. Lucy loved 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raphel J. and Annie Gertrude (Hermesmeyer) Bohr and husband, J. Norman Lucas. Lucy was one of nine children of which two sisters and five brothers preceded her in death. Nicholas (Karen) Bohr, her surviving brother, resides in Independence, Kan., along with sisters-in-law, Helen Bohr, Juanita Bohr, Carol Bohr, Becky Bohr, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to All Saints Catholic Little Saints Pre-K through 4th grade in Holdrege or to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com. Christian Wake Services will be 9:45 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., both at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte, with the Reverend Vidya Sagar Arikotla as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday Dec. 17, 2018 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.