Elma Leona Luckow

Friday, December 23, 2011

Funeral services for Mrs. Elma Leona Luckow, 89, of Rock Rapids, formerly of Royal and Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the service at Warner Chapel.

Burial will take place at Trimello Cemetery in Royal.

Mrs. Luckow passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at Rock Rapids Health Center.

Elma Leona Luckow, the daughter of Paul and Isabelle Cradish Larm, was born April 26, 1922, in Royal, Ia. Elma received her early education in Royal, Ia.

Elma married Harvey H. Luckow on June 26, 1979, in Maynard, Minn. Elma lived in the communities of Royal, Ida Grove and Galva, later moving to Spencer in 1993. While living in Spencer she was employed at A & M Laundry. Elma was a member of Christ The King Lutheran Church while living in Spencer.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Isabelle; her husband, Harvey; four sisters: Eva, Lilly, Bertha and Mary; and two brothers: Walter and Arthur.

She is survived by two step-sons: Norman McCord and his wife, Linda of Pipestone, Minn. and Harvey John Luckow of Marshalltown, Ia.; her grandson, Brian and his wife, Denise of Helena, Mont.; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.