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Jacqueline Luckey dies at 68

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Jacqueline Luckey, age 68 of Portage, Indiana, passed away on June 23, 2011 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

She was born on October 16, 1942 in Gary, Indiana to Joseph and Ruth (Simms) Spurr, both of whom preceded her in death.

Jacqueline was a lifelong area resident and a retired Dispatcher.

She is survived by sons Chris Luckey of Valparaiso and Sam Luckey; a daughter, Carey (Paul) Van Wormer of Valparaiso; two grandchildren, Aaron Paul Van Wormer and Maxwell John Van Wormer; four sisters and one brother, Carol (Mike) Ballis of Ogden Dunes; Nancy (John) Keefe of Portage; Connie (Bob) Willey of South Carolina; Lori (Reno) Brunsvold of Chesterton and Jeff (Jamie) Spurr of Jackson Twp.

There will be no services at this time. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage.

Memorials may be made to the Porter County VNA Hospice Center.

Arrangements were under the direction of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel.

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Posted 6/24/2011