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Lila L. Hucke

November 7, 1929 — September 29, 2022

Lila L. Hucke

Sioux City, Iowa

Services for Lila L. Hucke, age 92, of Sioux City formerly of Cherokee who passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at MercyOne in Sioux City, Iowa. Her funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee with Rev. Jonathan Riggert ~ officiating.

Burial will be at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 P.M. on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. A prayer service will be held at 7 P.M. all at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.




November 7, 1929

Cherokee County, Iowa


September 29, 2022

Sioux City, Iowa


11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Trinity Lutheran Church; Cherokee, Iowa

Rev. Jonathan Riggert ~ Officiating


“Rock of Ages”

“Abide With Me”

“Jesus Lives! The Victory’s Won”

“What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

Organist: Betty Koehlmoos


Todd Stanley 

Terry Stanley

Troy Stanley 

Bill Harrison

Tom Harrison 

John Harrison


Prairie View Cemetery

Paullina, Iowa

After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Lutheran Hour or The Good Shepherd Hour.

Arrangements are under the care of the

Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.

Lila, the daughter of Charles and Hilda (Tesch) Miller was born on November 7, 1929, in Cherokee County. She was baptized on November 24, 1929, at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown, Iowa. She was confirmed on May 21, 1944, at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. Lila was currently a member at Trinity Lutheran Church where she was for many years. Lila received her education in a country school in Liberty Township. She attended Cleghorn High School graduating in 1948.

She worked for a few years at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute where she met George Jones. Lila was united in marriage to George Jones on June 5, 1954. They were blessed with two children, Carol, and Scott. They later divorced. In 1981, Lila went to work at Sioux Valley Hospital in Cherokee and retired in September 1996. On November 20, 2003, Lila married Hugo Hucke. Hugo passed away on November 2, 2008. She moved to the Brookdale Assisted Living in Sioux City in October of 2013. And had made her home at Heritage of Northern Hills in Sioux City since 2021.

Lila is survived by her daughter, Carol Walters of Spencer, Iowa, son, Scott Jones and his wife, Erin of Altoona, Iowa; six grandchildren, Stephanie (Ty) Scott of Cherokee, Tasha (Chris) Mouw of George, Iowa, Jeremy (Sharleen) Walters of Hartley, Weston, Keegan, and Sebastian Jones all of Altoona; seven great grandchildren, Skyler (Emily) and Dalton Mongan, Collin, Abigail, Kade, and Chase Mouw, Mackenzie Walters. She is also survived by her sister, Linda (Byron) Stanley of Sioux City; two stepchildren, Shelly (Brian) Dubes, Tom Hucke, also, other relatives and friends.

Lila was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, a great grandson, Alec Mouw, sister, LuVerne Miller, brother, Leslie (Joan) Miller, and niece, Ladonna (Garry) Harrison and stepdaughter, Marsha Hucke.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, October 4, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street , Paullina, IA 51046

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

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