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David H. “Herk” Lucas 1938-2019

David H. "Herk" Lucas, 83, of Oakbrook Terrace, died after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Virginia, nee Trainor; loving father of Cathy (Tom) Moore, David (Resureccion) Lucas Jr., Karen (David Chmelina) Lucas, Marty (Cathy) Lucas, Helen (Robert) Huette, Peter (Theresa) Lucas, and Stephen (Lillian Hogan) Lucas; devoted grandfather of Ryan, Katie, Allison, Kevin, Anastasia, David III, Tara, Alyssa, Micaela, Cormac, Virginia, Sarah, Robby, Christen, Anna, Karoline, Elizabeth, Audrey, Aoife, and Niamh; great-grandfather of Grace, Kaitlin, Maeve, Clara, Conor, Corinne, and Valerie; preceded in death by his parents, Ira J. Lucas and Helen Lucas, nee Brink, and siblings, Jack Lucas, Gerry Roche, and Francie Creevy; loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.

David retired as founding partner to Lucas & Cardenas P. C. He practiced law in Chicago for over 50 years as a civil litigator. He was co-operator of Opus Dei and a member of Serra Club of DuPage, Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He was a long-time member of the Glen Oak Country Club and served on the Wheaton Board of Zoning Appeals for 29 years.

Posted on May 16, 2019 by Rhys Saunders
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