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Obituary: Donald Lukima

As received from the  Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home:

Donald Lukima, 83, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully on July 15, 2020 at home.

He was born on June 1, 1937 in Laurium to Elmer and Cleo (Feltner) Lukima. He attended the local schools, and graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1955. Following high school, Don enlisted with the United States Marine Corps.

On February 8, 1958 he was united in marriage to Ann Marie Broberg.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Cleo Lukima, his brother, Russy Lukima, and sisters, Eleanore Ucman, and Mary Lou Pohjola, and Alfred (Bucky) Lukima

He is survived by:

His wife of 62 years, Anna of Calumet

His children: Melody (Susan McDaniel) Snyder of Calumet

Cricket (Randy) Eckloff of 5 Mile Point Road

Donald (Kelly) Lukima Jr of Alabama

Zina (Kurt) Robertson of Cheboygan, Michigan

Justin Lukima of Alabama

8 grandchildren:

Danielle Snyder Woods, Kevin (Melanie)  Bykkonen , Holly Martin

John (Kim) Snyder, Steven and Josh Eckloff, Donald III Lukima, Nicole (Forrest) Fletcher

8 great grandchildren:

Serenity, Melody, Noah, Donald IV, Hunter, Zina, Layla, Mikhel

And several nieces, nephews, and special cousins Kenny Manninen, Helen Baril

Per Don’s request a private service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com

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