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Raymond James  Lukawski
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Obituary for Raymond James Lukawski

Raymond Lukawski, age 70 of Boone, died Monday, November 6, 2017, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames surrounded by his family.

Graveside services will be Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, near Van Meter. Burial will follow the service.

Raymond James Lukawski was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 5, 1947, the son of Joseph and Helen (Jarosz) Lukawski. He graduated from De La Salle High School in Chicago in 1965. Raymond continued his education at Louis College where he graduated with his Airframe and Power Plant License. After college, he enlisted with the United States Air Force on November 14, 1966 where he served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on November 30, 1987. On November 21, 1970 he was united in marriage to Maria Ramirez at Christ the King Church in Laredo, Texas. After the military, Raymond worked as a Plant Manager for Composite Technology in Boone for many years. He then went to work for Hach Chemical in Ames as an Equipment Calibrator. Raymond was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart in Boone. He enjoyed woodworking, tinkering around his shop and reading about history.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Lukawski. Raymond is survived by his wife, Maria of Boone; two children, Michael (Bethany) Lukawski of Norman, Oklahoma and Beverly (Benjamin Ryan) Lukawski of Las Vegas, Nevada; two grandchildren, Cameryn and Ryleigh Lukawski; two brothers, Kenneth (Ruth) Lukawski of Byron, Illinois and Joseph (Sandy) Lukawski of Arlington Heights, Illinois; sister-in-law, Bertha Lukawski of Olathe, Kansas and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall, on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family and given to Mary Greeley Hospice and Fisher House.

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3:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

There will be a scripture service at 5:00 pm.





11:00 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Adel, IA 50003

Cemetery Details


Iowa Veterans Cemetery

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Adel, IA 50003


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