Lloyd Gerhold Luepke, 77, of Belview passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls. Funeral service were held Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church in Echo.
Online condolences may be placed at www.sunsetfuneralassociation.com. The Sunset Funeral and Cremation Association of Echo and Wabasso handled the arrangements for the family.
Lloyd Gerhold Luepke was born April 27, 1935 in Echo Township to Theodore and Clara (Krause) Luepke.
He was baptized May 12, 1935 and confirmed April 4, 1949 at Peace Lutheran Church in Echo where he was still a member.
He grew up on the family farm. Lloyd attended the Sweet Meadow School, District #18. He farmed most of his life - first with his dad and later on his own.
He also collected scrap metal. Lloyd liked to drive around and look at the crops, go fishing and visit with people. In 1996 Lloyd moved into Belview and in February 2011 he entered Parkview Nursing Home in Belview.
Lloyd is survived by his two siblings, LaVonne (Alvan) Sander of Belview and Dale (Margie) Luepke of Granite Falls; several nieces and nephews along with extend family and friends.
Lloyd died on his dad’s birthday December 14, 2012. His dad preceded him in death in 1978, his mother in 1996, along with his brothers Wallace in 1980, Leonard in 1996 and Larry in 2004.