Stephen Harold Luke

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Stephen Harold Luke, age 70 of Killeen, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at his residence.

Service:  A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, November 12th at Chapel Hill Memorial Park with Rev. Andrew Green officiating.

Mr. Luke was born September 28, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Harold Henry Luke and Anna Louise Hunze Luke. He taught at Killeen ISD for 24 years focusing on deaf education. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He served his church faithfully as a lay minister. He was a servant of the Lord. He enjoyed spreading the news of Jesus within the deaf community as an active member of the International Lutheran Deaf Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Cynthia Luke. Survivors include his wife, Janet Luke and daughter, Sarah Luke both of Killeen, his mother-in-law, Betty Black of Waco, one sister, Rebecca Jungklaus and husband, Mark of Sealy and one brother, Thomas Luke and wife, Natalie of Michigan and four nephews and one niece.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Deaf Youth Ministry of Texas, P. O. Box 4, Pflugerville, TX 78691 or

Place of Service: Chapel Hill Memorial Park , 7671 S. IH-35; Robinson, TX 76706

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  1. Oh Sarah, I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  2. Terry and Lynette Hickman

    We are saddened to learn of your loss. He is now at peace with God. May God bless you and watch over you and Sarah .

  3. God’s blessings to Janet and Sarah Lynette and Terry Hickman will not be able to attend. You know how much we loved Stephen.

  4. I am so sorry about losing Steve. He was a wonderful man and every time I saw him he had a genuine caring for other people. The world has lost a great advocate for the deaf community. May he rest in Peace with his parents, sister Cynthia, and those loved ones who have gone before him. The world has lost someone special; and Jesus is saying “well done, good and faithful servant.” Steve, send my love to Bob when you see him there.

  5. Johnson and Martin

    My condolences are with each and everyone of you; especially Janet and Abby. I know you will miss him dearly, but cherish all the wonderful memories in your heart; especially his love for the two of you and his love for the Lord.
    Deepest sympathy, Steve, Stephanie, Carmen, Colton and Clarice

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Stephen’s passing, Janet. You and your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers, dear friend.

    May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand,


  7. Mrs Janet and Abby my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of your loss. It’s been my pleasure taking care of. Mr. Steven for the last eight months of his life and he will always have a special place in my heart. The world has lost a Great Man and he will be missed by many. R. I. P. Mr. Steven

  8. Sorry to hear of passing. Prayers to the family.

  9. Janet and Sarah, I pray that the peace of the Lord be with you. Take comfort in Stephen’s earthly life well-lived for Christ and an eternity to be spent with Him. You can look forward to spending that eternity together!

    James and Janet Wells

  10. Janet and Sarah, our deepest condolences to you both. Steve was a good Christain, and a good friend. May he be by Christ’s side and watch over all. We sincerely miss you all.

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