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Bernita Anne Joyce Lucas

August 11, 1927 July 24, 2019
Bernita Anne Joyce Lucas
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Obituary for Bernita Anne Joyce Lucas

Bernita Anne Joyce Lucas, 91, peacefully entered eternal life on July 24, 2019. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Kenneth, her parents, Albert and Margaret Joyce, and her sisters, Catherine Joyce Rerucha and Mary Clare Joyce Kosch. She is survived by her nieces, Mary (Charles) Hopkins and Caroline Rerucha, her nephews, John Kosch (Veronica) and Victor Rerucha, her grandniece, Madeleine Hopkins, and her grandnephews, Nicholas Hopkins, Max Kosch, Jack Kosch, Gavin Kosch, Christian Rerucha, and Charles Rerucha.
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Bernita attended Saint Cecilia Cathedral School and Duchesne Academy. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Santa Clara University. She served with the Religious of the Sacred Heart and worked in the Federal civil service. While at the Department of the Interior, she worked extensively with members of the Pine Ridge, Rosebud, and Crow Creek Sioux Reservations in South Dakota. She was an adopted member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.


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Rosary Service

Tuesday

30

Jul

10:45 AM 7/30/2019 10:45:00 AM
St. Ceclia Cathedral

701 North 40 Street
Omaha, NE 68131

St. Ceclia Cathedral
701 North 40 Street Omaha 68131 NE
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

30

Jul

11:15 AM 7/30/2019 11:15:00 AM
St. Ceclia Cathedral

701 North 40 Street
Omaha, NE 68131

St. Ceclia Cathedral
701 North 40 Street Omaha 68131 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

7710 W. Center Road
Omaha, NE 68124

7710 W. Center Road Omaha 68124 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Red Cloud Indian School

100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
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