The Ottumwa Courier

March 27, 2013

Michael Lucas, 42, Bloomfield


BLOOMFIELD — Michael Todd Lucas, 42, of Ames, formerly of Bloomfield, died March 25, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

He was born March 27, 1970, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Stephen Gary and Lorretta May Hougland Lucas. Michael was a chef at Bethel Mission of Hope Ministries in Des Moines. He enjoyed traveling and singing.

He is survived by his mother, Lorretta Lucas of Bloomfield; his father, Stephen (Arlean) Lucas Sr. of Warsaw, Ill.; a brother, Stephen (Angelina) Lucas Jr. of Clarksville, Tenn.; a sister, Samantha (Mike) Grooms of Bloomfield; two stepbrothers, Tony White of Keokuk, Gary (Michelle) White of Warsaw; two stepsisters, Arlean (Shad) Rockhold, Tina Nichols, both of Warsaw; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Angela Lyn Lucas; and his grandparents, Marquis and Anna Hougland and Wilbur and Gloria Lucas.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield; Pastor Russell Harris officiating. Burial will be at the Barker Cemetery in Scotland County, Mo.

Visitation will begin after 9 a.m. Thursday with the family present to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

A memorial has been established to Davis County Dollars For Scholars. Online condolences may be directed to

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