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Carl Emerson Lucas

May 1, 1923 July 21, 2019
Carl Emerson Lucas
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Carl Emerson Lucas, age 96, of North Judson, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Oak Grove Christian Village in DeMotte. Carl was born May 1, 1923 in Aldine, Indiana to Charles E. Lucas and Hariett Deardorff Lucas, both deceased. He was a WWII Veteran having served as a Navel Air Cadet in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the North Judson American Legion. He had worked his entire life in agricultural banking, starting out at Production Credit in Valparaiso, went on to be a Director at the Valparaiso Federal Land Bank, retiring as Agricultural Loan Officer at Farm Credit Services. He worked at numerous local banks after retiring as an Agricultural Service Officer. He was also very active in his community having served many boards and committees including; Starke County ASCS, Farmer’s Home Administration, Starke County Council, Starke County 4-H Fair Board, Indiana State Fair (Clerk & Office manager of Cattle Barn, Clerk of Wester Horse Show, 1st Assistant to State Fair President & 1st Assistant in Commercial Building), Indiana High School Basketball Official (20 years), Farm Bureau (40 years), Knox Moose Lodge, Bass Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. (20 years), Kouts Lions Club (Past President), North Judson Kiwanis Club (Past President), Bass Lake Property Owners Assoc. (Past President), PTA California Township School (Past President), Indiana Association of Rural Appraisers, Indiana Society of Agricultural Bankers, LaPorte County Row Crop Growers, Indiana Young Farmers and American Institute of Co-operatives Federal Land Bank Representative.

He is survived by his three children, Patty Redlin of Knox, Guy E. Lucas (Barbara) of Rensselaer, and Brenda Franey (Terry) of Portland, Maine, a sister, Carmen Benes of Bolingbrook, Illinois, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters. A celebration of life will take place Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 2-5pm (CT) at the Bass Lake-California Township Firehouse. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Bass Lake California Township Fire Department or the North Judson American Legion.


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Bass Lake California Township Fire House

7225 South US 35
Knox, IN 46534

Bass Lake California Township Fire House
7225 South US 35 Knox 46534 IN
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