George "Jim" J. LuckeGeorge "Jim" J. Lucke, 68, of Grand Rapids, Minn., passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 in his home surrounded by family.
George "Jim" J. Lucke, 68, of Grand Rapids, Minn., passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 in his home surrounded by family.
He was born Aug. 12, 1945 in Duluth, to George and Hilda (Anderson) Lucke.
He worked in the automotive industry and most recently with O'Reilly Auto Parts Store in Grand Rapids.
Jim was a member of The Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 2023. He enjoyed dirt track racing, NASCAR and working alongside his grandsons on their 1963 Chevy Supersport Impala.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-son, Todd Wilhelm; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jim is survived by his loving companion of 42 years, Karen Wilhelm of Grand Rapids, Minn.; step-son, Terry Wilhelm of Cohasset, Minn.; grandsons, Ryan Wilhelm and Jeremy Wilhelm both of Grand Rapids, Minn.; and friends.
SERVICES: will not be held at Jim's request. Arrangements by Andrews-Libbey Funeral Home, 520 NE 2nd Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744. See online family guestbook at www.andrews-libbeyfh.com.