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Addie Luken

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Addie Luken, 85, of Le Mars, formerly of Craig, died peacefully at her home Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.

The former Addie Rose Burris was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Akron, the daughter of Claude and Mary (Burke) Burris. She grew up in Akron and graduated from Akron Public High School.

Addie was united in marriage to Darrell E. Luken Dec. 10, 1946, at Elko, Nev.

Following their marriage, the couple lived for many years in Brunsville until moving to Craig in 1971. While they lived in Craig, they owned and operated Luken's Tavern.

Her husband Darrell died March 27, 1994. Addie moved to Le Mars in 2001.

Addie was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars.

She enjoyed frequent road trips to Sioux City with her close friend Dorothy. She was an avid sports fan and followed sports on television.

Survivors include her four children: Sherry Luken of Georgetown, Texas, Linda Lee and her husband, Steve of Phoenix, Ariz., Greg Luken and his wife, Susan of Slidell, La., and Mike Luken and his wife, Patti of Le Mars; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Sandy Borchers of Missouri; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Darrell; two sisters; and four brothers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Matt Hewitt presiding. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitations will be anytime after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, where there will be a Parish rosary at 4 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Thursday morning at the Church for one hour prior to the Mass.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

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