Lark Luke's Family & Genealogy

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John William LUKE
(1873-1940)
Johannah "Hannah" JOHNSON
(1875-1948)
Andrew J. ERICKSON
(1866-1954)
Agnes WEST
(1862-1950)
John Elvin LUKE
(1898-1967)
Doris ERICKSON
(1896-1981)
John Andrew LUKE
(1921-1992)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Vera Lee UNDERHILE
2. LaVergne Elaine DUESING

John Andrew LUKE
  • Born: April 12, 1921, Buxton, Monroe, Iowa, USA
  • Marriage (1): Vera Lee UNDERHILE on February 13, 1947
  • Marriage (2): LaVergne Elaine DUESING October 18, 1941 to April 24, 1944
  • Died: December 24, 1992, Joliet, Will, Illinois, USA at age 71 1
  • Buried: Aurora, Kane, Illinois - Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
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bullet  General Notes:

John was on the USS Mayo when it was hit by a torpedo during WWII and was lost at sea for two days before being rescued. He worked as Laundry Manager at St. Joseph Hospital for 30 years.

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bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, April 16, 1930, Aurora, Kane, Illinois. picture

    The following Luke family members are on this page:
    John E. Luke, Head, Age 31
    Dorothy, Wife, Age 33
    Johnnie A., Son, Age 9
    Charles I., Son, 8
    Leslie ?, Son, Age 6


  • Newspaper Article: a Luke family reunion with four generations present at the gathering, August 9, 1932, Chariton, Iowa. picture








  • Divorce: from LaVergne Duesing, April 24, 1944, Kane County Illinois. picture








  • Cemetery: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery: Aurora, Illinois. picture









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John married Vera Lee UNDERHILE, daughter of Eugene UNDERHILE and Zora Leona MAHAN, on February 13, 1947. (Vera Lee UNDERHILE was born on March 23, 1922 in Hydrick, Poinsett, Arkansas, USA, died on January 5, 1982 in Joliet, Will, Illinois, USA 3 and was buried in Aurora, Kane, Illinois - Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.)


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John next married LaVergne Elaine DUESING, daughter of Louis A. DUESING and Lillian, October 18, 1941 to April 24, 1944. (LaVergne Elaine DUESING was born on July 15, 1921 in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, USA and died in February 1986 in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, USA 4.)


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Sources


  1. Social Security Death Index, Name: John Luke SSN: 330-12-4900 Last Residence: 60435 Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States of America Born: 12 Apr 1921 Died: 24 Dec 1992 State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951 ).
  2. email, Information was provided by Donna Priest.
    John was living with Donna Priest at the time of his death. He died from Alzheimer's Disease and Congestive Heart Failure.
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  3. Social Security Death Index, Name: Vera Luke SSN: 351-12-8618 Born: 23 Mar 1922 Last Benefit: 60441 Lockport, Will, Illinois, United States of America Died: Jan 1982 State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951 ).
  4. Social Security Death Index,
    Name: Lavergne Ginger SSN: 323-12-5010 Born: 15 Jul 1921 Last Benefit: 60506 Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States of America Died: Feb 1986 State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951 ).