Douglas John Luebke, 67, died on June 24, 2016 at Douglas County Memorial Hospital in Armour, SD. Funeral will be Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:30am at Grace Reformed Church in Corsica, SD. Visitation will be Monday, June 27, 2016 from 5 to 7pm with a 7:00pm prayer service at Grace Reformed Church in Corisca. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.
Douglas John Luebke was born November 19, 1948 to Roland and Margarete (Struck) Luebke in Douglas County. He attended Lincoln #7 country school near Parkston, SD and graduated from Parkston High School in 1966. He furthered his education at Augusta College, graduating in 1971 and Drake University Law school, graduating in 1974.
Douglas and Marlys Schulz were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Dimock, SD on August 29, 1981. Douglas and Marlys moved to Corsica were he was a lawyer in both Corsica and Armour, SD. He also was a full time farmer since 1997. Douglas was a part of the National Guard unit in Parkston, as well as the JAG Corp. in Rapid City, SD. He worked as the Douglas County States Attorney and held numerous community and church offices throughout his life.
Douglas enjoyed playing golf and farming with pioneering in no-till style farming while implementing innovative techniques and technologies. He was also President of multiple church, community and State associations.
Douglas died while doing what he loved, farming, near Corsica on June 24, 2016 at the age of 67.
Douglas was grateful to share his life with his wife, Marlys Luebke; son, Austin Luebke; daughter, Sarah Luebke; 2 brothers, Richard (Elizabeth) Luebke and Calvin (Betty) Luebke; brother-in-law, Eldon (Marge) Schulz; 5 nieces, Jill (Bob) Fitzgerald, Julie Luebke, Tami (Brandon) Bonilla, Kestin Schulz (John Christie), Kari Schulz, and 2 nephews, Darren (Kendra) Luebke, Travis (Lisa- FiancÚ) Luebke.
Douglas is preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Margarete Luebke.