- April 7, 1988 - November 17, 2011
- Macomb Township, Michigan
of April's Passing
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“God bless you....
1 of 48 | Posted by: Anonymous - MI
“Harry, Dense and family
During your time of sorrow may the words of Jesus bring you comfort. Please read in your Bible John chapter 11 there he...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Geraldo Café - Bloomfield , MI
“To Harry and Family...
I'm at a loss for words since hearing about April's passing. When my dear friend (your mother Virginia) called to tell me...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Nancy Bazil - West Chester, PA
“Harry and Family, I cannot begin to tell you how sorry I am for the loss of your sweet beautiful daughter. Kelly and I are keeping you and your...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Jason WIlkinson - Morton, PA
“April, I still can't believe it is true that you have gone on to Heaven so soon. God must have missed having you near, as much as we will now! We...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: Lori Oliver - Aunt
“Mom and Harry,
I can not begin to express the sorrow i feel. My heart aches for you both and the entire family. I pray that time heals the heart...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: Jennifer Pasztor - Toledo, OH
“My heart hurts for all the pain that you are going through right now. I only hope and pray that you'll find comfort and peace in the coming days....Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Bonnie Peterson - Adrian, MI
“April, we have spent from 5th grade until grad school together. The impact you made on me is indescribable. I am so sorry I could not find the...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Trisha Szczygiel - Novi, MI
“Dear Harry and Family,
I am so very sorry about April's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the coming days ahead.
Julene...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Julene Vidic - Adams Twp., PA
“Denise, We're so very sorry to hear about the passing of your daughter. Her beautiful smile and your memories of her will help you through this. Find...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Jennifer Vickers - Bloomington, IN
“To the Lucas Family - I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. April's tragic and untimely death has no doubt left a hold in your heart that will...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Emily Ciaravino - Chicago, IL
“I went to April's restaurant in Mt. Pleasant for a Lions game in 2009 because we couldn't get the games in Bay City. Like a lot of people, I have...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Nate Volk - Bay city, MI
“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT APRIL.. SHE WAS A WONDERFUL , BEAUTIFUL GIRL AND GOOD FRIEND TO MY SON. ( ANDREW GOSSMAN) HE WAS VERY SADNESS BY THIS HE SAID...Read More »
13 of 48 | Posted by: Mary Gossman - TX - FRIEND
“To the Lucas Family,
I do not know of anyway to express my sincerest sympathies for your loss and I imagine that there are no words for what you...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Justin - Clarkston, MI
“your jagerette family will miss you very much! may angels lead you in.
15 of 48 | Posted by: julie - chestefield, MI
“We are all so saddened by the news. Candice and her friends have all of your family in their hearts and in their prayers. I always will remember...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: The Pistolesi family - Novi, MI
“I am very sorry for your families loss. April was such a great person with a wonderful personality. I had only just gotten to know her but knew that...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Kelly Anderson - Mount Pleasant, MI
So sorry for your loss. Words don't seem to do justice to calm the aching heart. What helps is that you reflect on the great memories you...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Beth Hill-Jones - Saginaw, MI
“To April's family and friends: The MSA Program staff and faculty send our condolences. This is a sad loss. April was well liked by our faculty and...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Kim Gribben - Mt. Pleasant, MI
What a shock to hear of the passing of your daughter. We are praying for comfort for you and your family during this most difficult of...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Eric Weber - Davison, MI
“To April's family, I am so sorry for your loss. When Matt called to tell me about April, I was so sad. It reminded me how fragile life is and how...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: Mary Beth Passanante Buchan - MI
“I am so very saddened by April's crossing over, way too soon. She was a ray of sunshine and always smiling when she would come in to our office. We...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Carol Kross - Mt. Pleasant, MI
“Denise, Kevin and entire family. My heart goes out to you. I cannot find the words to express the sadness I feel for you and ALL that knew April. You...Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Ken Arnold - Elizabeth City, NC
“We wanted to let you know that you have our deepest sympathy, and our hearts are breaking for your loss. Words do an injustice when expressing our...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: Gordie & Deni Suszek - MI
“We are thinking of April and her family during these difficult times. May the good memories of April help sustain you. We always admired her...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Wendy and Scott Carpenter - Clio, MI
“Denise my heart goes out to you and your family. Words can't say enough for your loss of your baby. April will live on in heart and memory. I'm here...Read More »
26 of 48 | Posted by: Judy - Livonia,mi, MI
“To April's family and friends,
Our hearts are broken along with all of yours.......
We are so sorry for your loss and hold you in our thoughts and...Read More »
27 of 48 | Posted by: Paul Schissler and Anne Nauts - MI
“My very dearest Lucas family,
We cannot begin to express our sorrow over your loss. We are stunned and devastated, for you. Such a beautiful light...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: Carol and Mike Gross - FL
No words can truly express how sorry I am for your loss. You and your family are in my family's thoughts and prayers.
Remember and...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Lisa VerHage - Jenison, MI
“April, you were so loved and cherished by your Aunt Pam. She is so very proud of you. I remember how often Pam shared stories about you, so much so...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: Carrie Hindenach and Family - MI
“We are shocked and saddened to hear of April's death. Denise, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
31 of 48 | Posted by: Kim & Kathy Hammill - Novi, MI
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
32 of 48 | Posted by: Phil Baker - Buffalo, NY
“April was the free spirit that helped me through a lot. Always managed to put a smile on my face. She was an amazing friend and will be greatly...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: Joshua King - Atlanta, GA
“Denise & Kevin,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers have been with you and will continue to be with you. Now April is with...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Tiffany Pilarski - Livonia, MI
“In the midst of tears today, I smiled remembering that whenever you were acting crazy or stubborn - you mom would call you "Pam" by accident. :) I...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Pam Jantz - Plymouth, MI - Aunt
“We are so sorry to hear of April's untimely death. Can we ever understand WHY God takes our children before their time. Please know you are in our...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: The Porterfield's - Tipton, MI
“I wish we had known April better, but my thoughts are with her family and her mother, our friend Denise.
Dave & Kelly
37 of 48 | Posted by: David Henderson - Palm Harbor, FL
“My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
38 of 48 | Posted by: susan sloane
“April your Grandpa Diehl and I love you very much and will miss you. You were beautiful and sweet and those who met you loved you too. Rest in...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Iris Diehl - Warren, MI
“Dear Lucas family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Let the love of God, family and friends give you strength . <3
...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Nickie Shock
“Heaven got another beautiful angel tonight. Rest in Peace April
41 of 48 | Posted by: James Storks - Clinton Twp, MI
“Just know that I love you, Denise. I will keep you in my prayers. God grant you strength.
42 of 48 | Posted by: Cheryl Gdowski - Fraser, MI
I am so sorry to hear of your daughter's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
May God...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Rhonda Erwin McGivney - Ann Arbor, MI
“Dear April, We will miss your smiles and laughten when we see all the cousins. You were sunshine to our family. We love you, Ani and Armen...Read More »
44 of 48 | Posted by: Laura Negosian Lucassian - MI
“April, I still am so speechless about your passing and how sudden it was. You were such an amazing, free spirited person and you touched so many...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Alison Hall - Chesterfield, MI
“April, We all love you and and I can't begin to say how much I miss you. You are an Angel and God took you so soon. You will never be forgotten.
...Read More »
46 of 48 | Posted by: Grandma Lucas - Sterling Heights, MI
“We love you and will never get over losing you. Are hearts are broken. Goodbye my sweet girl.
47 of 48 | Posted by: Uncle Fred - Tipton, MI - Uncle
“There are no words to adequately express the sorrow for which I feel over your loss. My heart aches for the entire Diehl family, but especially for...Read More »
48 of 48 | Posted by: Jill Morano - Shelby Township, MI
April Kristin Lucas, age 23, passed away suddenly on November 17, 2011. She is survived by her brother Kevin, father Harry, mother Denise and stepmother Peggy; Also survived by her grandparents, Dan and Iris Diehl and Virginia Lucas she was predeceased by her grandfather John Lucas. Aunts and uncles Val, Fred (Kathy), John (Sheri), Lori (Matt), Georgia (Ron), and Pam (Kurt); her cousins John, Paul, Terry, Lisa (Steve), Allie, Claire, Rachel, Adam, Michele, Derek, Zachary, Eric, Angela, Rachel, and Harper. Step-sister and brothers Jenny, Jeff, and Mark; Visitation is Monday, November 21 from 2 until 9 p.m. at the Lee-Ellena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank , Macomb. Funeral service follows on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. (Instate 10:00 a.m.) at the funeral home.