Luerena Banik,

Luerena Kaye Vincent Banik, age 66, of New Straitsville, gained her wings on August 25, 2019 at the James Cancer Center.

Luerena was born on May 7, 1953 in New Straitsville, Ohio to Harry and Lula Mae (Saulbeamer) Vincent. She was a homemaker and did child care for many years; and was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Logan.

Surviving are her husband of 44 years, James Banik; children, James Banik II of Logan, Andrea (Michael) Langham of Logan, Jeremy (Valerie) Banik of New Straitsville, and Jamie Banik of New Straitsville; grandchildren, Stephan, Joshua, Aaron, Sierra, Nicholas, Justin, Taylor, Dakota, Gavin, Jada, Chloe, Caden, Jordyn, Dawson, and Ian; and many grandpuppies.

Preceding her in death are her parents; 3 brothers; and 5 sisters.

Funeral Services were held at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Father Stephen Krile officiating. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery in New Straitsville, Ohio with Deacon Donald Robers officiating.

Calling hours were held Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm at the funeral home. A Christian Wake Service was held at 7:45 pm with Father Stephen Krile at the funeral home.