Lucille G. ‘Lucy’ Downs

Lucille G. ‘Lucy’ Downs (nee Lehmann) went home to the Lord on July 25, 2008, at age 80.

She is the beloved wife of Jerry for 57 years; loving sister of Joyce (Glenn) Volkmann; special aunt of Richard (Jean) Martin, Diane (Ralph) Holtz and Greg (Lisa) Martin; great-aunt of nine and great-great aunt of one; and is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Visitation will take place from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. today, July 28, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 410 W. Highway NN, Mukwonago. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, July 29, at the church. Burial to follow at Rural Home Cemetery, Big Bend.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Building Fund or to Pro Health Care Cancer Center appreciated.

Lucy worked for Citizens Bank of Mukwonago for 52 years and was a Sunday school teacher for St. John’s for more than 60 years.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 363-7126 or visit