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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.


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Sad news, my thoughts and prayers are with your family Luke.

A great kid, too young for this.

RIP Luke

R.I.P. Much Love....

Luke....May The Good Lord Bless you and your family and keep you always in his loving arms forever. You were a Cane and you will always be a Cane but now you are really pitching in the Big Leagues. Rest In Peace.

R.I.P. Luke, you will never be forgotten.

Godspeed my friend. You were a Soulful young man and spiritually connected as could be seen in your eyes. I met you once and knew you through my son Joe. Thank you for the brief moment you gave me.

God bless him...

Way sad. My thoughts are with Luke's family. Cancer is a terrible part of our existence, robbing us of our loved ones in some cases like with Luke way too soon. The U family mourns with you.

Sad news....RIP.

u ok buddy??

I hope there is baseball in heaven. Sad to see someone so young go so soon.

RIP - Luke, Hurricane family will always be with you....

god bless LUKES family from all of us.

Always so sad, especially when so young, and when it's part of the UM family. I graduated way before Luke, but saw his heroics on TV here in Nashville.

God bless his family, and RIP Luke.

A fine young man ...

U were fun to watch pitch

This is the crappiest app ever, the dolphins one is so much better. Randy Shannon gets a contract extension for sucking and it's still not up?!?!

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