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Truluck, Luella March 6, 1923 - May 25, 2021

Date of Funeral

June 12, 2021

Graveside Service

Saturday June 12, 2021

2:00 PM

Newton Burial Park

Nevada, MO

Luella Mae Truluck, dearly loved wife and mother, departed this life May 25, 2021 at Trinity
Towers in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The youngest of four children, she was born in Neosho, Missouri, March 6, 1923, to Jessie
Shade Wiley and Albert Lester Wiley. She graduated from Neosho High School, and Joyner
Business College in Carthage, Missouri. While working for PET Milk Company in Neosho she
met James H. Truluck, a World War II Army Sergeant. They married February 20, 1943, and
were together 67 years until his death in 2010.
Following the War they made their home in El Dorado Springs where they reared their two
daughters. Luella’s career included the MFA Milk Company, owning and operating C & T
Market in El Dorado Springs, and Comptroller for Witt Printing Company until her retirement in
Luella is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings: Emma Catherine Schultz, Charles
Lester Wiley, and Mary Elmina Wiley.
She is survived by her children: Patricia Louise Lucke (Alan) of Corpus Christi, Texas and Beverly
Jean Norris (Ronald) of Lenexa, Kansas. She is also survived by six grandchildren, who knew her
as “Nana“: Erin Lucke, Alan James Lucke (fiancée Debra), Megan Norris Dorge (Brian), Heather
Lucke Schneider (Eric), Jeanne Lucke, and Adam Norris (Lauren). Additionally she is survived by
12 great-grandchildren: Annabelle Dorge, Andrew Schneider, Isabela Dorge, Jeremiah Dorge,
Lawson Schneider, Nathan Schneider, Lily Norris, Cooper Norris, Troy Knuth, Lucy Norris, Wiley
Lucke, and Benjamin Lucke. She is also survived by two nephews: Thomas Schultz (Sheryl) of
Kansas City, Missouri and Bruce Wiley (Kerry) of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
A devout Christian, she was a life-long member of the Free Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 12 at Newton Burial Park in Nevada,
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a favorite charity.

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