Passed away peacefully on May 19, 2012 after a brief illness.
The daughter of Henry and Anna (Rosenoff) Danekas, Lucille was born on September 12, 1922 on a farm near Ritzville.
She graduated from Ritzville High School in 1940.
During WWII she served in the United States Navy (Waves) from 1944 to 1946.
In 1948 she married Raymond Telecky.
Lucille worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 30 years, retiring in 1981.
She was a member of Zion Philadelphia UCC; being very active in the church choir, she also served as Treasurer, Clerk of the Board and Moderator.
She loved to entertain family and friends.
Her favorite times were holiday dinners spent with family with many wonderful memories.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Raymond, and brother Ralph Danekas.
She is survived by her daughter Rae Ann Telecky of Ritzville; son Alan H. (Annamae) Telecky of Aberdeen; and grandson Alan J.
(Kelsey) of Corvallis, OR; brother Robert Danekas and sisters-in-law Rosaline (Boosie) Longmeier and Ruth Telecky; great-granddaughter Elia Telecky and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM and Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at DANEKAS FUNERAL HOME in RITZVILLE .
Funeral services will be held Thurdsay, May 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Zion Philadelphia UCC, 301 E. Broadway, Ritzville.
Following the services will be a reception at the church.
A private family graveside service will be held prior to the church service at Ritzville Memorial Cemetery.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Wishing Star Foundation, 139 S. Sherman, Spokane WA 99202.