Obit: Lucht, Gerald (1925-1997)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Lucht, Sheets, Petke, Seefeld, Zettler, Engelman, jagodzinski, Sorenson, Koch, Brock

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (23 (January 1997)

Lucht, Gerald Arthur (20 July 1925-21 January 1997)

LOYAL-- Gerald Arthur Lucht, 71, of N8311 Catlin Ave., Loyal died January 21, 1997, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Loyal. The Rev. Joseph Kraly will officiate.

Burial will be in Loyal Lutheran Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Neil Sheets, Art Petke II, Art Petke III, Wayne Seefeld, Jerry Zettler, Robert Engelman and Arnie Jagodzinski.

Visitation will be at Rinka Funeral Home.

He was born July 20, 1925, in Spencer, to Arthur and Lena (Sorenson) Lucht. He married Darlene R. Koch on September 3, 1947, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in the town of McMillan.

Mr. Lucht was born and raised on his family's farm in rural Spencer. After his education in Spokeville School and Loyal High School, he was employed at the Spokeville cheese factory. He and his wife farmed at Spokeville for 41 years, retiring in 1990.

His love was his family and music. He was the drummer for the Harmony Four Band for many years. He was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, an ASCS committeeman for more than 20 years and a Spencer rural volunteer fireman. He also enjoyed hunting and the outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Lucht; three sons, David (Barb) Lucht of Spencer, Charles (Holly) Lucht of Greenville and Larry (Debbie) Lucht of Loyal; five grandchildren, Vaughn, William, Charlene and Brandon Lucht and Jenni Brock; his brother, Eugene (Dona) Lucht of Spencer; and three nephews, Michael, Mark and Steve Lucht.

He was predeceased by his parents.



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