Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Austin Thomas Luebke, 20, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes the evening of July 31, 2013, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. He had been seriously ill for four weeks.
He was born July 7, 1993, in St. Marys, to Dale and Nancy Behr Luebke, who survive in Fort Loramie.
Also surviving are two sisters, Tara and Kaitlyn Luebke, both at home; grandparents, Roger and Marcella Behr of Fort Loramie and Joann Luebke of Fort Loramie; aunts and uncles, Brenda (Ed) Luthman of Fort Loramie, Janet Osterholt (fiancé Tim Fickert) of Fort Loramie, Don (Theresa) Luebke of Minster and Ken (Sharon) Luebke of Fort Loramie.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gregory Luebke; and one uncle, Fred Luebke.
He was a 2012 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. He had also been studying business at Wright State University in Dayton, and was employed part time at Honda Manufacturing in Troy.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, and played intramural basketball with the Wright State Raiders. He was a 10-year member of 4-H, and specialized in woodworking. During high school he had been a member of student council and served as vice president. He also played basketball, ran cross country and had been active in youth ministry. He enjoyed the company of his friends and living life to its fullest.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given to the charity of donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.