Lee W. Lukens

Oct. 16, 1918 Dec. 15, 2014

Lee W LukensLee W. Lukens, age 96, of Almond, passed away on Monday, December 15, 2014, at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. Lee was born in Bismark, N.D., on October 16, 1918, the son of the late Wilber and Hazel (Allen) in the U.S. Navy during WWII and worked many years at Labelle Industries in Oconomowoc and at Hartland Plastics in Hartland. He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post #0399 of Okauchee. He loved golfing and fishing.

Lee is survived by his children: Susan Thurston of Keshena, Kathleen (Lee) Welter of Almond, Judith (George) Westveer of Almond, Michael Lukens of Merrill, Brian Lukens of Wausau, Tracy (John) Grzywacz of Gleason, Sandra Kottler of Bridgeton, Mo., and Dixie Lee Sauer of Sutherland, N.E.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his devoted companion, Faye Witt of Almond.

Lee was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ajax Jackson, and his dog, Pixie. Military graveside services will be later in the spring at the Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King.

The family wishes to thank the Buck Johnson Family for being such a helpful neighbor, the first responders and the staff at Riverside Medical Center for their kindness.

Hardell-Holly Funeral Home in Almond, 715-366-2711, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit online at