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“Mom.. its been a over a year now, your birthday has came and gone. I hope you like everything I leave for you at your site. But it seems no matter...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: June - Wabash, IN

“Mom.. its been a over a year now, your birthday has came and gone. I hope you like everything I leave for you at your site. But it seems no matter...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: June - Wabash, IN

“i love you very much mom. and im missin you very much! love joan ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: joan - huntington, IN

“IT'S BEEN SO LONG!!! Since I've Seen You, But You Always Welcomed Me Into Your Home, I Love You My Aunt, And I Miss The Family, My Thoughts & Prayers...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Elizabeth (LISA) Crawford - KY

“we will sure miss loretta she isnt suffering no more god love her an god bless that whole family ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Ronnie Berry and family / goober - IN

“My heart and prayers go out to the Lucas family. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know that Loretta was a wonderful woman, She loved her...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Taura Hosier - Lafontaine, IN

“To the Lucas Family,Im so sorry to hear about your mom,We send are love,Craces ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Darvin Crace - Wabash Indiana, IN

“Ulavene and Ralph, So sorry to hear about your loved one passing away. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care, Rev. Robert...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: J. Webb - Wabash, IN

“To Her Entire Family,My sincerest Condolences On your loss. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Denise Hubbard - Marion, IN

“I am truley sorry about your mother. She was a strong wonderful woman. Lots of love to the family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Charity Vanlandingham - wabash, IN

“WELL I'M SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOM...SHE WAS A NICE LADY TO US WHEN WE WAS ALL GROWING UP..MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU AND YOUR...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: PAM SHEPHERD(SQUEAK)(GRESSLEY) - IN

“You will be missed sadly. I love you mommy. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Weaver - Wabash, IN

“I love you to death and i will see you again some day. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jack Weaver - Wabash, IN


Loretta Lucas, 65, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:27 a.m. Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born March 18, 1943 in Buckingham, Kentucky to Robert and Dorthula (Hall) Stanley.

She married Benny Lucas in Clintwood, Virginia on February 23, 1963. Loretta worked 20 years at Magnatech in Huntington, retiring in 1997. Her family was her joy in life.

She is survived by her husband, Benny Lucas of Wabash; her mother, Dorthula Stanley of Buckingham; five children, Belinda A. Fields of Wabash, Joan T. Hall of Huntington, June M. Thornsberry, Ernie (Renae) Lucas, and Susan Fay Weaver, all of Wabash; two sisters, Ulavene (Ralph) Conley of Wabash, Janet (Daniel) Crawford of Hihat, Kentucky; two brothers, Joseph (Rosalee) Stanley, and Robert Darrel (Vickie) Stanley, both of Buckingham; thirteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Stanley, and her sister, Cora Lou Stanley.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to the family.

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