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Ernest Edward Flucke

January 10, 1940 — July 20, 2021

Ernest "Ernie" Edward Flucke, 81, of Wellington passed away July 20, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Visitation will be Saturday, July 24, 2021 at St. Luke Evangelical Free Church, 700 Mo Highway 224, Wellington from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. A funeral service will also be on Saturday at the church at 12:00 pm. Burial with Military Honors will be in the St. Luke Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Luke Evangelical Free Church. Memories and condolences may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South Street, Lexington, Mo 64067, 660-259-2245.

Ernie was born January 10, 1940 in Bethany, Mo to Ernest F.W. and Lorene (Rogge) Flucke. On December 27, 1985 he married Maxine (Farley) Flucke. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1957. Ernie was a lifelong member of St. Luke Evangelical Free Church. He was Confirmed in 1953. Ernie earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He was a member of Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity. He served for three years in the United States Army as a Reserve Commissioned Officer in Denver, Co. During that time he achieved the rank of Captain. He then taught Vocational Agriculture for a year in Wellington and later went back to school to earn an MBA from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Ernie retired as a Garden Shop Manager with K-Mart after 28 years. He lived and worked on the family Century Farm, raising Simmental Breeding Cattle.

Ernie was a 40 year member of the Lion's Club, a board member and past Treasurer of the Kid's First Foundation, a board member of the Lafayette County Cattlemen's Association, a Manager for the Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Project, served as a board member, past Secretary and "Jokester" for the local AARP chapter and was a member of the Borgman-Osthoff American Legion Post 134.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine, of the home; adopted daughter, Nancy Wyatt and husband John of Plymouth, Wi; and step daughter Cathy (Choate) Young and husband Jack of Oak Grove, Mo; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Donna (Ferdinandsen) Flucke; and his sister, Dot (Renno) Nadler.


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