Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Former Chickasaw resident Luke C. Clune, 86, died June 21, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1926, in Chickasaw to Casper and Anna Ashman Clune. On July 24, 1965, he married Irene M. Stammen, who died June 23, 2001.
Survivors are a daughter, Barbara (Dan) Lockwood, Celina; two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased are brothers, sisters and in-laws, Loretta Clune, Herbert and Martha Clune, Alphonse and Agnes Clune, Louis Clune, Carl and Bernadine Clune, Matilda Clune, Lucille and Urban Dwenger, Mary Agnes Puthoff-Nerderman, Albert Puthoff, Urban Nerderman and Esther and Henry Deitz; and half sisters and in-laws, Eleanor and Joe Hein and Minnie and Bill Gerlach.
He was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge. He also was a member of the Chickasaw Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Maria Stein American Legion and a former member of the Chickasaw Volunteer Fire Department. He retired from Minster Machine.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Brenberger officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 8-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.