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October 14, 1991 – Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Service Information
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, MN
Saturday, January 5, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Friday, January 4, 2013
4-8 P.M. (Please See Below)

Casey David Luedke, age 21, of Aberdeen, South Dakota and formerly of Watertown & Lester Prairie passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 1, 2013.

He was born in Waconia, Minnesota the son of David A. Luedke and Cathy A. Broll.

Casey attended Lester Prairie Elementary School through the 2nd grade. He graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School in 2010. Casey currently was a Junior at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Casey was employed at Fish, Game and Parks in Aberdeen.

He enjoyed waterfowl hunting, watching sports and spending time with his family and friends.

Survived by his parents: Cathy and Kevin Sterner of Watertown and David Luedke and special friend Tammy Mikesh of Park Rapids; brother: Tyler Luedke of Hawley; sister: Ashley (Jerrod) Wilk of Lakeville; great grandmothers: Gladys Luedke of Park Rapids and Helen Will of Belle Plaine; grandparents: Dennis (Shirley) Luedke of Park Rapids and Dolores Broll of Maple Lake; aunts & uncles: Lori (Russel) Schurmann, Brad (Pam) Luedke, Bill (Judy) Broll, Carol Ann (Tom) Dalbec, Jim Scott, Donnie Broll & special friend JoAnne, Colleen (John) Juetten, , Sharon (Allen) Lindahl, Marleen (Fred) Geyen, Dan (Kathie) Broll and David (Lori) Broll; many other family and friends.

Proceeded in death by great grandfathers: Fred Luedke and Reinert Will, grandfather: Myron Broll, step grandmother: Shirley Sterner, an aunt: Mary Kay Scott and an uncle: James Broll.

A visitation will be held on Friday, January 4th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota.

Further visitation will be held on Saturday morning, January 5th from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.

Memorial Services for Casey Luedke will be held on Saturday, January 5th at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. Reverend Eric Nelson will officiate.

Urn Bearer will be Tyler Luedke.

Honorary Bearers will be: Ashley Wilk, Jerrod Wilk, Jordan Wakefield, Tanner Johnson, Drew Downhour, Todd Stein and Phil Schmidt.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family.

17 Guestbook Entries

  1. Kara Anderson

    Ashley & Family; Sorry to hear about the loss. May family and friends bring you comfort through this hard time. God has called an angel to him and remember Casey will be looking down on you all.

  2. Bob Mochinski

    Praying for all of you.

  3. Beth Major Deinken

    Cathy and family; my sincere condolences to you all. May God wrap his arms around you and lift you through this time. There are really no words. So to my dear friend, Cathy, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers daily. Hugs, prayers and strength are being sent your way.
    Hugs to you….

  4. Lowell and Denise Punt

    To the Family of Casey; we are so very sorry for your loss. Please be comforted in the fact that Casey had many friends in Aberdeen that cared about him so much. Casey has been to our house many times to swim, hot tub, and just hang out. He was a great friend to our daughter, Emily. He will never be forgotten. God Bless You and Your family.

  5. Dan & JoAnn Gueningsman Family

    May God be with your family during this difficult time.

  6. Todd & Sharmen Buechler

    We are saddened by the loss of Casey. We first met Casey on July 4th of last year. To us it was like yesterday. We loved having Casey come out to our home, he was part of our family. We will never forget him, he made us laugh & smile. Our thoughts & prayers go out to all of you.

  7. Mardette and Jim Trettin

    We were very sad to hear of the death of Casey. We will always remember him as such a nice young man. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.
    Mardette & Jim Trettin

  8. John and Sue Langanki

    Our sincerest sympathy to you Cathy and your entire family. May our Lord comfort all of you at this time and give you peace and wrap His arms around you.

  9. Kimberly Schmidt

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. My daughter, Bryanna, is a freshman at NSU and became very good friends with Casey. In fact, he was one of her Best Friends! I’ve heard so many good things about him! May God Bless you all in this difficult time!

  10. Bonnie & Jerry Salonek

    I am so sorry to hear of Casey’s passing. May God comfort you in the day’s and year’s to come. A parent should not have to lose a child.

  11. Samantha Buechler

    Casey was one of my brother’s good friends. He always had a smile on his face and could make you laugh so hard! I am sad I didn’t get to know him as well as the rest of my family but I know they loved him and he will be missed greatly. My prayers are with you!

  12. Deanne Kracht

    My heart is sad for you. I know how loved Casey was by his family. May God hold you in his arms and may you feel his love. Hold close to one another and cherish your time together. May God give you his strength. Take care.
    We are all praying for you. Deanne,Carl, and Joe Kracht (former roommate of Casey)

  13. Kurt and Kathy Okke

    Tyler and Family,
    We are very sorry to hear the news of your bother. We have gotten to know you through the years and have grown very found of you. I’m sure your bother was a carbon copy of you and will be missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayer are with you all.Remember all the good times and hang on to them. They are and always will be precious to you and your Family.

  14. Scott Disney

    I hunted geese with Casey in a field southeast of Park Rapids. It was always a treat to see both Case & Ty for the day or 2 that they came up, I always told Marv & Peggy I will always hunt with those boys. I am so sorry about your loss and I feel your pain.

    Scott Disney
    Park Rapids

  15. Marvin & Peg Koktavy

    We were shocked to see in the paper that casey had passed.He was one of the nicest people we know. our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

  16. Rob and Debbie Workman

    Our sincere sympathy to your family on the passing of Casey. Seen it in the paper today. Thinking of you and praying that the Lord will comfort all of you.
    Robert and Debbie Workman
    Howard Lake, MN

  17. Renee Anderson

    To Casey’s dear family and friends,
    I am heartbroken for you to experience this devastating loss. Our family lost our 16 year old son in the same way. The grief journey is different for everyone and you need to know that there is no time limit on your terrible grief. Hold tight to each other, to friends and to God. You will never have answers that make it any easier. Know in your hearts that Casey knew you all loved him and he loved you. Hold tight dear family. Hold tight.
    Renee Anderson
    Park Rapids


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