1951-2012

Ken Lux, 61, of Carroll, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, after a four-month battle with cancer.

Visitation was Monday, Sept. 3. Mass of the Christian burial was at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Celebrant was the Rev. Timothy Johnson. Lector was Marvin Frischmeyer.

Eucharistic ministers were Peg Scheidt, Vernon Drees and Steve Daniel.

Gift bearers were Barb and Randy Janning.

The music was “On Eagle’s Wings,” “How Great Thou Art,” “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” and “One Love Released” by the Holy Spirit Choir and organist Barb McDermott.

Casket bearers were Steve Scharfenkamp, Ernie Janning, Steve Olberding, Roy Osterlund, Tom Heinrichs and Bill Janning.

Honorary casket bearers were Jim Strautman, Mike Beyer, Loren Boyce, Stan Daiker, Rob Thelen and Tim Wempe.

Burial was at Holy Family Cemetery in Lidderdale.

Kenneth George, son of John and Mary (Schumacher) Lux, was born Aug. 28, 1951, at Carroll.  He attended Holy Family grade school in Lidderdale and Kuemper High School in Carroll.   Ken married Peggy Branning on May 26, 1979, at the bride’s home in Arcadia.

Ken held various jobs in the Carroll area.  He worked in lawn care for Jim Strautman and Stan Daiker and most recently worked for 10 years for Schroeder’s Siding.  Ken was a member of Holy Spirit Parish in Carroll. He loved to hunt and fish with his friends. Ken’s family will remember him as a kind, hard-working and loyal man.

Ken is survived by his wife, Peggy Lux of Carroll; daughter Jenny Vote (Mitch) of Paton; three grandchildren, Madison, Jacie and Landon; sister Ruth Lux of Lidderdale; mother-in-law Bernice, Branning of Manning; other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julie Ann Lux, in 1997; sister, Mary Ann Lux; and father-in-law. Arthur Branning.