Mr. LeRoy Lukasik of Nashville, IL, was called to his heavenly home on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:53 AM at his residence. He had attained the age of 73 years and 5 months.
Mr. Lukasik was born on October 25, 1946 in St. Louis, MO the son of Frank and Regina (Szopinski) Lukasik.
LeRoy was united in marriage to Mrs. Johanna (Setzekorn) Stern on January 19, 1974, who survives along with his three children, Jeff Stern and his wife Susan, Sheri Pedtke and special friend Jarold Evans and Ann DeFend and her husband Rick; eight grandchildren, Kayla Pedtke, Trevor (Lexi) Pedtke, Haylee (Will) Niermann, Jeffrey (Courtney) Stern, Christopher Stern, Emily Stern, Addison and Mallory DeFend; six great grandchildren, Makenzy Pedtke, Addalee Stern, Carter and Ava Pedtke, Wyatt and Rylee Niermann; sister, Dorothy (Bill) Woehrle; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Nancy Lukasik, Gene Zelasko, Henry (Betty) Setzekorn, Mary (Edward) Piasecki, Frances Pyszka, Marion (Ann) Setzekorn, Carolyn (Rick) Nowland, Dorothy (Rick) Schwartzkopf, Charolet (Mike) Pieszchalski, Kevin (Mary Kay) Setzekorn, Paulet (Larry) Loos, Kathy (Kelly) Cluck; several nieces, nephews, many friends and special neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Patricia Zelasko; brother, Joe Lukasik; brother-in-law, Stanley Pyszka; infant son, Christopher Lukasik and two nephews, Joey Lukasik and Scott “Fuzz” Setzekorn.
LeRoy proudly served with the United States Army. He worked as a parts manager for Lincoln Auto Supply from 1968 to 1999, till his retirement. LeRoy was a member of the St. Ann Catholic Church. He enjoyed watching birds, St. Louis Cardinals Baseball and he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Due to the COVID-19 health concerns, a private graveside service will be held at the St. Ann Catholic Cemetery in Nashville, IL. A memorial mass will be scheduled at a later date.
Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Ann Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.