A. J. (Aloysius) "OP" Lueke
A. J. (Aloysius) "OP" Lueke, 90, of McLeansboro
died 3:15 PM Feb. 3, 2005, at Hamilton Memorial
Hospital in McLeansboro.
He was a retired farmer.
Mr. Lueke was born Nov 6, 1814, in Aviston to John
and Elizabeth (Baer) Lueke. He married Emily Margaret
(Roesch) Lueke Jan 4, 1938, in Piopolis; she died
Oct 17, 1984.
Funeral Services will be held 10 am Monday at St. John
the Baptist Catholic Church in Piopolis. Monsignor
Joseph Lawler will officiate. Burial will follow at
St. John's Catholic Church Cemetery in Piopolis.
Mr. Lueke is survived by a son, Don Lueke and wife Betty
of Dahlgren; two daughters, Betty Reyling and husband
Charlie of Dahlgren and Schoerle Kaiser and husband Richard
of Evansville, Ind., 14 grandchildren, Deborah Crowder of
Hendersonville, Tenn., Pamela Rountree of Hendersonville, Tenn.,
Brenda Woodard of Hendersonville, Tenn., Cindy Cravens of Dahlgren,
Kathy Brookman of Bluford, Donetta Hosick of Norris City,
Donald Eugene Lueke, Jr., McLeansboro, Terri DelGenio of
Naperville, Justin Kaiser of Oakland City, Randy S. Reyling of
Dahlgren, Tina Wodicker of Dahlgren, Nathan Reyling Dahlgren,
Lyndi Lueke of Waterloo and Matthew Lueke of Dahlgren; 19
great-grandchildren; a sister, Frances Roesch of Dahlgren;
and a brother, Fred "Fritz" Lueke of Carmi; a grandson,
Daniel Kaiser: and a brother, Anton Lueke.
Mr. Lueke was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
in Piopolis. He loved farming, gardening and fishing.
Harre Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements where you may call
for more information.
Date: Friday, 4 Feb 2005
Source: Register-News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley