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Obituary for Donald Lukima

Donald Lukima, 83, a resident of Calumet passed away peacefully on July 15, 2020 at home.

He was born on June 1, 1937 in Laurium to Elmer and Cleo (Feltner) Lukima. He attended the local schools, and graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1955. Following high school, Don enlisted with the United States Marine Corps.

On February 8, 1958 he was united in marriage to Ann Marie Broberg.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Cleo Lukima, his brother, Russy Lukima, and sisters, Eleanore Ucman, and Mary Lou Pohjola.

He is survived by:
His wife of 62 years, Anna of Calumet
His children: Melody (Susan McDaniel) Snyder of Calumet
Cricket (Randy) Eckloff of 5 Mile Point Road
Donald (Kelly) Lukima Jr of Alabama
Zina (Kurt) Robertson of Cheboygan, Michigan
Justin Lukima of Alabama
8 grandchildren:
Danielle Snyder Woods, Kevin (Melanie) Bykkonen , Holly Martin
John (Kim) Snyder, Steven and Josh Eckloff, Donald III Lukima, Nicole (Forrest) Fletcher
8 great grandchildren:
Serenity, Melody, Noah, Donald IV, Hunter, Zina, Layla, Mikhel
Brothers: Alfred (Bucky) Lukima
Art (Marion) Kreivi
Vernon (Sue) Kreivi
And several nieces, nephews, and special cousins Kenny Manninen, Helen Baril
Per Don’s request a private service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences for the family may be left at
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.