Clara M. Lukasik, 94, Pulaski, died peacefully in her sleep, March 24, 2021, at Cardinal Ridge Residential Care. The daughter of Frank and Anna (Swiecichowski) Kaminecki was born July 18, 1926, in the town of Lessor in Shawano County.
Clara married John Lukasik on November 9, 1946, at St. Lawrence Church in Navarino. The couple celebrated at a reception in Hofa Park; they were married for 73 years. Clara was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #337, Pulaski, the Council of Catholic Women at Assumption B.V.M. Parish, Pulaski, and was a member of the Briarton Homemakers Club. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, quilting, taking vacations and going up north to the cabin with grandchildren.
Family gatherings were always important to her; she loved to cook amazing meals for the family and always had the cleanest house in town. She was devout in her Catholic faith and prayed the Rosary twice a day.
Survivors include her five daughters: Evelyn (Cy) Marcheske, Suring, Jacqeline (Gary) Figlinski, Appleton, Patricia (Robert) Przybylski, Pulaski, Deborah (Richard) Gauthier, Ashwaubenon, and Donna Lukasik, Dayton, Ohio; nine grandchildren: Thad (Emily) Marcheske, Brian Figlinski and Bradley (Brook) Figlinski, Mandy (Frank) Adamski, Mindy (Jeff) Przybylski, Aaron (Brenda) Przybylski, Melissa (Jesse) Jacques, Wesley Gauthier and Ashley Gauthier; 12 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; two sisters: Mayme Nowak, Pulaski, and Alice Rozmiarek, Seymour; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John on July 9, 2020; one grandson, Nicholas Gary Figlinski; one sister and brother-in-law, Emily (John) Richter; a brother, Ronald Kaminecki; brothers-in-law: Leonard Nowak and Arnie Rozmiarek.
Guests will be required to properly wear a mask and respect social distancing guidelines. Masks will be available for anyone who does not have one. Friends are invited to gather with the family from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Assumption B.V.M. Church, 119 E Pulaski St., Pulaski. A Parish Wake Service will take place at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at the church with Father Carmen Scuderi, O.F.M. presiding. A private family interment will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Navarino.
The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on the parish Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Assumption-BVM-St-Stanislaus-St-Casimir-Parish-Family-89119956934
Since it might not be possible to be with the family in person, you are welcome to send any cards of condolence to the funeral home (make sure you put the family’s name on the outside envelope and your return address) and we will forward your cards and messages to the Lukasik family.
Marnocha Funeral Home P.O. Box 356 Pulaski, WI 54162
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Woodside Lutheran Home, Cardinal Ridge Residential Care and Unity Hospice for the special care given to our mother and all of us. They would also like to thank the many friends and family who supported us during this difficult time.