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Obituary for Josette E. Lucas

Mother & Grandmother to Daniel & Zeb Lucas, Lucas-Batton Funeral Home

Josette E. Lucas, age 84, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, passed away unexpectantly on Friday, March 17, 2023, as the result of an auto accident in Upper Sandusky.

Jo was born on December 1, 1938, in Biarritz, France to Rene and Francine (Latapy) Bourtayre.  Her father died in World War II, and her mother later remarried William Seamans, both of whom preceded her in death.  She married Paul T. “Ted” Lucas on March 1, 1956, in Paris, France, and Ted passed away on February 18, 2015.

She is survived by three sons, Philip (Patty) Lucas of Findlay, Ohio, Eric (Marjie) Lucas of Wallace, North Carolina, and Daniel (Renee) Lucas of Nevada, Ohio. Along with Fourteen grandchildren, and twenty three great grandchildren.  Along with a brother, Patrick Seamans of Los Angeles, California.

Jo worked along with her husband Ted, son Daniel, and grandson, Zeb, with the family funeral home, Lucas -Batton, for many years. 

She was a member of the former St. Peter’s Catholic Church, and recently attended John Stewart United Methodist Church, both in Upper Sandusky.

Funeral services for Josette E. Lucas will be held at 11:00am, Monday, March 27, 2023, at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky,  Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitations will be held on Sunday, March 26, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky.

Memorials may be sent to Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay, or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, or the Voice of Hope Ministries, and can be sent to Lucas Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.

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