Ethel (Warner) Kukuk

Class of 1932

Ethel (Warner) Kukuk

December 2, 1914 – September 30, 1989

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Lutheran church for Mrs. Ethel Kukuk, 74, who died at 4:45 a.m. Saturday at Green Valley Nursing center. Officiating will be Rev. Myron Maltz, pastor of Christ Lutheran church. Burial will be in Richburg cemetery, five miles east of Perry and two south, under direction of Brown Funeral home. The family has suggested memorials to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for diabetes research.

Born Dec. 2, 1914, at Sumner, she had lived in the local area all her life. She was the daughter of Harvey Clyde Carrell and Bertha Krebs Carrell. Mrs. Kukuk was a 1932 graduate of Perry high school.

She was married July 8, 1934, in Perry to Walt Kukuk, who survives. They lived southwest of Perry for 10 years and then moved to the present home southeast of Perry.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran church and Unit Four, Christ Lutheran Woman’s Missionary League. She had been a member of Hunter, Pioneer, and Golden Circle homemakers groups. She also had been a member of Whipple Ladies Aid.

Survivors include her husband, Walt, of the home southeast of Perry; one daughter, Judy Skidgel, Perry; one son, Jim Kukuk, Perry; one brother, Buddy Warner, Perry; one sister, Lois Talbot, Seven Lakes, N.C.; and four grandchildren.