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Marvin Glen Lucas

Male 1932 - 2008


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  • Name  Marvin Glen Lucas  [1, 2, 3
    Born  27 Sep 1932  Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Marvin Glen Lucas; Gender (Original): M; Birth Date: 27 September 1932; Birthplace: Franklin, Des Moines, Iowa; Father: Harry C. Lucas; Father's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Father's Age: 33 years; Mother: Stella Ruschill; Mother's Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa; Mother's Age: 31 years; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C86812-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1683719; Reference Number: R#469
    High School  1950  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Sperry High School 
    Education  1952  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Burlington Junior College 
    Education  1956  Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Parsons College 
    Residence  Jul 1969  Hopkinton, Delaware County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Jun 1990  Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Sep 1992  Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  Nov 1997  Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Jan 2007  Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Obituary  May 2008  Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    at the Law-Jones Funeral Homes web site 
    • Marvin G. Lucas, age 75, of Thomson, Illinois, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at the Harbor Crest Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Fulton, Illinois. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2008, at the Evangelical Free Church, Clinton, Iowa. Reverend Thomas Loyola will officiate. Burial will be in Lower York Cemetery, Thomson, with Full Military Rites accorded by the Thomson American Legion. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Thomson. A memorial fund has been established in Marvin's name.

      Marvin was born on September 27, 1932, near Sperry, Iowa, the son of Harry and Stella (Ruschill) Lucas. He was a graduate of the Sperry High School, Class of 1950; Burlington Community College, 1952; and Parson's College, Fairfield, Iowa, 1956. Marvin served in the Unites States Army from 1953 to 1955. On May 25, 1958, Marvin married Roxanne Mussmann. From 1958 to 1961, Marvin worked as a high school business teacher in Martell, Iowa, where he also coached sports. Marvin served as an Executive Vice President for the Citizens State Bank, Hopkinton, Iowa, from 1961 to 1970; the Thomson State Bank, Thomson, until 1982; and the First Illinois National Bank, Savanna & Mt. Carroll, until his retirement in 1994. Marvin never took loaning money to folks lightly and always watched out for his client's welfare. He owned York Estates Land Development with his wife, Roxanne.

      Marvin is a member of the Evangelical Free Church, Clinton; a past member of the Thomson School District Board of Directors, Carroll County Bankers Federation, YMCA Board of Directors, Thomson Lions Club and Thomson Rotary Club; past commander of Donald J. Ashpole American Legion Post #1025; and a member of Lynwood Links Golf Club. He enjoyed working outdoors in his garden, raising vegetables, flowers, and cacti. Marvin was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed attending their football games. He also volunteered his time at Mercy Hospital, Clinton, Iowa. Most of all, Marvin enjoyed his family.

      Marvin will be dearly missed by his wife, Roxanne of Thomson; two sons, Dana Lucas of Clinton and Kenneth (Jennifer) Lucas of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; and a daughter, Tracy of Clinton; five grandchildren, Abby, Nick, Sarah, Samuel and Vivian; two great granddaughters, Chelsey and Haleigh; two brothers, Allen (Betty) Lucas of Crawfordsville, Iowa, and Russell (Jean) Lucas of West Burlington, Iowa; and three sisters, Erma Baker of Sperry, Iowa, Shirley (Lester) Granaman of Sperry, Iowa, and Marcile Walker of Flagler Beach, Florida. Marvin is preceded in death by both parents; two brothers, Lloyd and Wilbur; and a sister Hazel.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Name: Marvin G. Lucas; Last Residence: 61285 Thomson, Carroll, Illinois; Born: 27 September 1932; Died: 18 May 2008; State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (1952)
    Died  18 May 2008  Harbor Crest Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Fulton, Whiteside County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried  22 May 2008  Lower York Cemetery, Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I57177  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Harry Chris Lucas,   b. 1 Feb 1899, Flint River Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1990, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Stella Mae Ruschill,   b. 29 Jun 1901, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1992, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Feb 1921  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Alt. Marriage  23 Feb 1921  Dodgeville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Harry C. Lucas; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Name: Stella Mae Ruschell; Bride's Birth Date: 1902; Bride's Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa; Bride's Age: 19; Marriage Date: 23 February 1921; Marriage Place: Sperry, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: F. W. Lucas; Groom's Mother's Name: Ida Lane; Bride's Father's Name: Frank Ruschell; Bride's Mother's Name: Martha Summerfeld; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86818-2; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1547823; Reference Number: 2:3JCP7W1
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Ancestry Public Member: Lucas family tree  [11
    • Their grave is at Saint John's Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; memorial provided courtesy of lucas123, public member at ancestry.com. The epitaph on the stone is: "Lucas. Harry C., February 1, 1899 - June 26, 1990. Stella M., June 29, 1901 - September 29, 1992. Married February 23, 1921."

      A headstone photograph was available online at ancestry.com as of October 2012
    Family ID  F23106  Group Sheet

    Family  Roxann M. Mussmann 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F23120  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S7840] Lucas, Stella Mae (Ruschill) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 11A, September 30, 1992; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S71] U.S. Public Records Index (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7841] Lucas, Marvin Glen - Obituary, (originally published at the Law-Jones Funeral Homes web site, May 2008; Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S7847] Hightower, Hazel Delores (Lucas) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, July 6, 1969; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S5783] Lucas, Harry Chris - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9A, June 27, 1990; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S7842] Lucas, Wilbur Frank - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 11A, November 6, 1997; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S7850] Lucas, Lloyd Walter - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, February 22, 2007; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S6626] Ancestry Public Member: Lucas Family Tree (Reliability: 3).