THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
William D. Luker
Issue Date: August 6, 2014
William Bill D. Luker, 61, of Beecher, passed away Monday, July 28 at his home.
Born July 17, 1953, in Oshkosh to Walter and Ruth (Davis) Luker, he grew up in Oshkosh and worked for Mercury Marine in Fon du Lac. He married Vicki Deising on Oct. 15, 1991 in Oshkosh. In 2000, they moved to Pembine and he managed the bar at the Four Season 's Resort.
He was an avid deer hunter, baseball player and overall sportsman. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his family and friends and training his many dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Vicki; two daughters, Michelle Stacey, Milwaukee and Billie Jo (Greg) Kunesh, Greendale; two sons, Shaun Luker, Silver Cliff and Michael Luker, Pembine; a step-son, Terry Schroeder, Appleton; a step-daughter, Melissa Schroeder, Oshkosh; a sister, Shirley (Eugene) Reinke, Ripon; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 9 at First English Lutheran Church, from noon until time of a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m., with Pastor Timothy Greenwald officiating. A memorial fund to help with funeral and other expenses has been established in his memory. Donations can be sent to: First English Church, 1013 Minnesota St., Oshkosh, WI 54902 Attn: Billie Jo Kunesh. Jacobs Funeral Home, Niagara Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.