Mary Lukes


Mary Catherine ( Burroughs), Lukes, age 71, born October 10, 1952 in Austin, Minnesota. She passed from this life on January 6, 2023, she died at Saint Marys Hospital. Her illness lasted 14 days. She succumbed to Covid related complications.

She married Timothy F. Lukes on 5/12/1980.

Mary was lovely daughter of Catherine Kay (Judd) , Burroughs, and William O.Burroughs, both have proceeded to her in death.

The surviving spouse is Tim Lukes, two surviving stepchildren, Tracie semester and family. salt lake city,Utah. And David Ferrin, Vadnais Heights Minnesota. Also step grandson William (Billy) Cady-Ferrin. Also mother in law Barbara Dickman and sister in law Kathy (Mark) Winninger, niece in-law Kristi Fosik and family.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, grandmother, and a number of loved pets.

She lived in Chatfield, MN, Rochester Minnesota, Austin, Minnesota, where she graduated From Pacelli high school, and also from the Austin area for technical school.

She has been retired for approximately nine years. Prior to retirement she worked in a number of restaurants and bars as a bartender, and cook. She also worked for Robin’s upholstery, Chatfield., Minnesota. Mary was also a nurse LPN at Saint Marys in Rochester Minnesota.

Mary’s hobbies included crocheting and collecting antiques. She had a hobby business called threadbare stitchery she made clothing for reenactors. in early American history.  She was also involved in the reenacting community for many years. Mary loved spending time with there many dogs and cats over the years.

Mary will be missed by her many Friends and loved ones that knew her.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

One thought on “Mary Lukes

  1. Tim … my deepest sympathies in Mary’s passing. May the memories you have of the time you spent together be blessed and comfort you now and always. Pam Bluhm

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