Alfred (Vern) Lucas
Vern was born in Eddyville, Iowa on December 19, 1923. He spent much of his youth in Urbandale, IA. He served in the Navy during WWII on the U.S. Kitkun Bay On October 26, 1946 he married June Marie Lester, and worked at Firestone for 39 years before finally settling in Lakeland, Florida.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Lynda (Boag) Chumbley, daughter-in-law Brenda Lucas, sister Wilma (Wayne) Towers, 3 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Welcoming him in Heaven are his wife June, son Mike Lucas, Sr., and granddaughter Shantelle Fenimore.
Graveside service will be held at 11AM on November 9th at Chapel Hills Gardens on Merle Hay Rd. A Luncheon will follow.
Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 8, 2013