Patrick A. Lucier

May 21st, 1930 - Sep 24th, 2017


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Sep. 28th, 2017 5 - 8 pm


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, Sep. 29th, 2017 11 am


County Line Cemetery

Fri, Sep. 29th, 2017

Patrick A. Lucier

Patrick A. Lucier, 87, of Lake of Egypt, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 12:24 am at Herrin Hospital.

Pat was born May 21, 1930 in Murphysboro the son of John and Olive (Sides) Lucier. He married Shirley Moore on October 3, 1953 in East St. Louis, Illinois and they would have celebrated 64 years of marriage next month.

He was a Navy veteran, proudly answering the call to serve his country during the Korean War. Pat retired as a Captain from the East St. Louis police department after 26 years.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and lifetime member of the Marion V.F.W.

In addition to his wife Shirley, he is survived by his daughter – Cheryl Rautenstrauch, two grandsons – Neil Rautenstrauch, Casey Rautenstrauch and his wife Anna, their children Alexandria and Nolan, all of the Lake of Egypt, sister – Mickey Parnell of Perryville, Missouri.

Preceded by his Parents, son – Michael Lucier, granddaughter – Brooke Rautenstrauch and brother – Donald Lucier.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11 am at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Monsignor Thomas Flach officiating. Burial will follow in County Line Cemetery.  Military rites will be presented by members of the Marion VFW Post #1301, American Legion Post #147 and Navy Flag Detail Unit.  Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5 – 8 pm at the funeral home.



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3 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: William P. Hess, Sr., DPM’s office

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 27, 2017

    Shirley and Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Pat was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorry.

  • Guest: Craig & Marlena Burton

    From: Carbondale, Illinois

    Date: September 28, 2017

    Shirley and Family,
    We were so blessed to get to meet Pat. Though we only knew him for a short time, he brought many laughs and shared his heart. May you take comfort in God’s Love and perfect timing. Thank God he is no longer in any pain.

  • Guest: Jeannie and Jack Greene

    From: Fort Walton Beach , Florida

    Date: October 3, 2017

    Words cannot express the love and good times we have shared with Pat and Shirley. They were family to us and we will miss him greatly.. God bless. Love Jeannie and Jack Greene