Daniel Lloyd Lucke
Formerly of Pinconning, MI
Dan, age 71, loving father and grandfather, passed away suddenly on August 24, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1951 to Donald and Marion (LaBrosse) Lucke and was raised in Pinconning, Michigan. Dan married the love of his life, Judith (VanOchten) on October 18, 1969 and they had two children, Thomas and Jennifer. He graduated from Pinconning High School and Central Michigan University. Dan loved and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and National Guard. He later retired from the National Guard and the State of Colorado.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Marion; his daughter Jennifer (Jack Lockheed, son Jackson); his grandchildren: Stephen Lucke, Sterling Lucke, Zoe Ellis and Charles Ellis; his siblings: Sue (Lee) Wackerle, Patti Lucke, Marion (Tom) Hornacek, Ray Lucke, Tracy (John) Albrecht; his sister-in-law, Jean Lucke and several nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws and dear friends. Dan was predeceased by his wife, Judy; his son, Tom; his father, Don; his brother, Jim; his sister-in-law, Sue and his nephew, Jarred.
Funeral Mass will held Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., from Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Aurora, CO. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, CO. Memorials may be directed to "K9s for Warriors". Arrangements are being handled by 5280 Cremation & Funeral Service of Aurora.
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The Buckley SFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Mr. Lucke’s service to our country in the Army. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley SFB at 720-847-6693 or [email protected]. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.
Lt Col, USAF, Ret
Director, Buckley SFB RAO