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“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Penny Mattes nee Prendergast - IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories of you Dad love in your heart forever ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Marykay and John Ryan family Ryan

“Dear Ronda,Linda Tuller from RE/MAX 10 in New Lenox, I'm so sorry to hear the sad news that your father has passed. I will keep you in my prayers for...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Tuller - Frankfort, IL

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I really understand what you've been through. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Judith Adams - Country Club Hills, IL

“Our deepest sympathies to the family of Ken. We just viewed the amazing video and the military picture of Ken & myself, brought back many memories...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Paul & Pauline Ayotte - Milan, NH

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“My deepest sympathy for your lost. May you find comfort in the God of all comfort because he cares for you. 1Peter 5:6-7. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to learn about the passing away of Mr Kenneth Lukes. My sincere condolences are with the family and friends. May God's word found in...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: ARL - Lawrenceville GA

“KEN AND CLAUDETTE ARE 2 VERY CLASSY PEOPLE. WILL MISS YOU KEN. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: TERRY KEENAN - TINLEY PARK, IL


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Kenneth E. Lukes
79, of New Lenox, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Silver Cross Hospital, New Lenox. Kenneth was born in Chicago to the late Earl and Emma (nee Reed) Lukes. Beloved husband of Claudette (nee VanDoorne); loving father of Ronda (Greg) Wallace, Kelly (Mark) Gerdes, Kenneth II (Traci) Lukes, Mark (Beverley) Kirby, Susan (Mark) O'Donnell and Renee (Tony) Rodriguez; cherished grandfather of Cory and Tess Wallace, Max and Sam Gerdes, Ken III and Emma Lukes, Ammy (John) Janiszewski, Mark (Liz) Kirby, Cody Kirby, Mary O'Donnell, and Edwin Rodriguez; dear brother of the late Earl "Red" Lukes. Kenneth was a U.S. Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Kenneth's name to the American Heart Association would be appreciated. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM. Funeral service on Friday, December 30, 2016 at with prayers in the funeral home at 9:30AM leaving for St. Jude Catholic Church 241 W. Second Ave, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment with Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.