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Ernest Roy Luckert

March 1, 1933 — November 1, 2021

Obituary for Ernest (Ernie) Luckert
Ernest (Ernie) Roy Luckert
March 1, 1933 – November 1, 2021
Ernest (Ernie) Roy Luckert, age 88, of Perry, Oklahoma, passed away November 1, 2021, in Perry, Oklahoma.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. at First Christian Church in Perry, Oklahoma, with Reverend Josh Bell officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 9:00AM to 8:00PM at Dighton Marler Funeral Home of Perry. Grave side at Grace Hill Cemetery to follow.
Ernie was born on March 1, 1933, in Edson, Kansas, to Frederick Gottlieb and Emma Rose (Held) Luckert. He grew up in Edson and Nickerson, Kansas, and graduated from Nickerson High School in 1951. Ernie married Bernice (Ruth) Brown on October 19, 1952, in Great Bend, Kansas, and they had five children. Ernie’s wife Ruth preceded him in death on November 19, 2001. Ernie met longtime friend and companion Willetta (Petie) Cutsinger in 2002. She preceded him in death on November 15, 2019.
Ernie worked in the oil field as a machinist, roughneck, and drill stem tester in Kansas until moving to Perry, Oklahoma, in 1975. Ernie moved to Perry as a partner in Tew Drillstem Testing, LLC. He retired in 1983 to enjoy his family, playing card games, especially Phase 10, and having “coffee time” with his friends. Ernie enjoyed traveling with Ruth and then Petie. His destinations included cruises, sites across the United States, Brazil to visit his youngest sister and her family, and Ireland.
Survivors in include his daughters: Kathryn (Kathy) Embers and husband Thomas (Tom) of Lawrence, Kansas; Margaret Bolay of Perry, Oklahoma; and Jeannine Howell and husband Mark of Newalla, Oklahoma. Sons Vernon Luckert and wife Bridget (Sterrett) Luckert of Ottawa, Kansas, and Galen Luckert and wife Terri (Theis) Luckert of Edmond, Oklahoma.
Grandchilden include Kara and husband Jeremy, sons Weston and Wyatt; Kasey and husband Jeff, daughter Penolope; Tony and wife Cassi; Brad and wife Kasie, daughter Bailey and son Miles; Craig; Michelle and husband J.R., sons Gabriel and Zachary, daughters MaKaila, Heagen, and Kamden Ruth; Laura and husband Doug; DeAnna and husband Jesse, daughters Sadie and Delaney: Maria and husband Todd, sons Robert and Dresden; Elizabeth and son Jasper; Rebecca and husband Luke; Montanna and daughter Raeylynn. A special thank you to Sadie’s fiancé Beau for all of his help with Grandpa.
Ernie is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Florine (Flo) Harris, George Luckert, Charles (Bud) Luckert, Marie Platt, Viola Stein, William (Bill) Luckert, Frieda Roberts, Grace Pyles, Frank Luckert. Ernie is survived by sister Beulah Barbosa.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church of Perry or Perry Senior Citizens.
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Visitation

Thursday, November 4, 2021

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home - Chapel

203 Fir Street, Perry, OK 73077

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Visitation- with Family

Thursday, November 4, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home - Chapel

203 Fir Street, Perry, OK 73077

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Friday, November 5, 2021

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