Lance Luedtke died unexpectedly on Monday, February 10, 2020 in San Miguel County. Lance now joins his brother in eternal life. He was born to Gerald & Mary (Habeck) Luedtke on February 1, 1983 in Sheboygan, WI. Lance attended Random Lake grade schools, earned his GED and continued his education in trades such as welding, masonry, and brick laying. Lance married his best friend, Marena, September 6, 2008 and had two beautiful daughters: Rayna and Shayla. They started their life together in Wisconsin, and recently settled in Colorado. Lance had a passion for football. He helped take his high school team to state, owned a semi-professional team for many years, and coached a high school team in Colorado. A devoted husband and father, Lance spent much of his time creating memories with his family and building a better life for his girls. Lance touched many lives, always there to lend a helping hand or an ear to listen.
Lance is survived by his wife Marena of Durango, CO; his beautiful daughters Rayna (6) and Shayla (4); mother, Mary Luedtke of Fredonia, WI; father, Gerald Luedtke of Cascade, WI; in-laws: Margaret (Bryan) Mucci of Albuquerque, NM and Peter Lenzi of Farmington, NM; maternal grandmother Iris Keelling of Random Lake, WI; sisters: Brenda Bentheimer of Lake Mills, WI, Amy Brem (Eric May) of Cedar Grove, WI and Katie Luedtke (Carlton Harris) of Fredonia, WI; brother Paul (Donna) Habeck of Cascade, WI; brother-in-law Daniel (Audrey) Lenzi of Albuquerque, NM; nephews: Hoyt, Korbin, Baden, Luke, and Asher; nieces: Haylie (God-child), Payton, and Evelyn and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded by his grandparents: Vernon Kelling; Harold Sr. and Betty Luedtke and Albert & Luzetta Habeck, as well as his little brother Douglas Luedtke.
A celebration of life will be 2/23/2020 from 1 - 4 p.m. at Five Pillars in Random Lake, WI, with prayer and sharing from 3 - 4.
Two memorial funds have been set up in support of Lance's family. At Credit Union of Colorado, checks can be made payable to CU of CO with “Lance Luedtke” in the memo line, In Wisconsin a fund was set up at Oostburg State Bank, checks can be made payable to the bank with Lance Luedtke in memo.