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Luke DeBold Obituary

Debold This was posted on Luke DeBold's Facebook page and I thought some of you might want to read it.

Also, here is a story written by one of Luke's friends in Indiana. Very personal read. You can get it off this link.

Luke T. DeBold, age 29 of Dyer, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010 after a courageous two year battle with cancer.

He is survived by his parents: Thomas and Kay DeBold of Dyer; sister, Dawn DeBold of Dyer; grandfather, Lawrence DeBold of East Chicago; and aunt, Jeanne (Robert) Mis of Whiting. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 4, 2010 DIRECTLY at St. Joseph Church, Dyer, at 10:00 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial. Rev. Terry Steffens officiating. Burial will follow at St. John/St. Joseph Cemetery, Hammond.

Friends may call at the Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, In for visitation on Monday, May 3, 2010 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

Luke was a lifelong resident of Dyer. He was a purchasing agent for Praire Concrete Co. He was Valedictorian of Andrean High School Class of 1998 and member of Baseball Hall of Fame of Andrean High School.

Luke was a 2002 graduate of the University of Miami Florida with a degree in Business Management. He was a candidate for induction to the University of Miami Baseball Hall of Fame. Luke was a member of Championship Team in Baseball College World Series in 1999 and 2001.

He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.