Wayne Lucht Obituary

Wayne J.  Lucht
Wayne Lucht
Wayne J. Lucht

January 30, 1933 - May 11, 2015
Born in Coon Rapids, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Wayne Howard Lucht, 82, passed away May 11, 2015, in Des Moines, from Myelofibrosis. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, at Lutheran Church of Hope where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Wayne was born January 30, 1933 in Coon Rapids, Iowa, son of John Frederick and Anna Bertha Lucht. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Coon Rapids. Wayne married Grace Helberg in 1957 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Des Moines where they made their home and raised their three sons. He worked in sales for Moehl Millwork and several other millwork companies.

Wayne was very active in Beaverdale Little League. Wayne was an official for basketball and football in the State of Iowa. He worked as a score keeper for the boy's state tournament for many years. Wayne led the chain crew for Iowa State Football for 50 years. He loved fishing and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Grace, his sons, Tim Lucht of Independence, MO and Dan (Ann Marie) Lucht of Des Moines; his grandchildren, Bianca Lucht and Alex Lucht; three brothers, Harold (Shirley) of Glidden, Ron of Coon Rapids and Richard (Judy) of West Des Moines; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son Randall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Meals for the Heartland at Hope Lutheran Church or Mount Olive Lutheran School. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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Lutheran Church of Hope
925 - 74th Street
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Thursday, May 14, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 74th Street
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Thursday, May 14, 2015
2:00 PM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, May 14, 2015


Meals from the Heartland
357 Lincoln St.
West Des Moines, IA US 50265