Luke Horacek

Luke Horacek, age 63, of Rapid City, South Dakota, and formerly of Yankton, South Dakota, died August 28, 2021, at his home in Rapid City.

A celebration of Luke’s life will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Frying Pan Ranch in Kadoka, South Dakota.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.

Luke was born December 19, 1957 in Yankton, South Dakota to Frannie and Dee Horacek.  He worked for Kurtz Construction Company in Rapid City.  Luke was awarded a Master Craftsman Award from the Construction Industry Center.  An award he was extremely proud to have received.  Luke loved life to the fullest.  He loved white water rafting, fishing, hunting, and riding his motorcycle through the hills.

It is not the length of life, but the depth of life.

Luke is survived by his siblings: Lynne (Doug) Nelson, Matt Horacek, Mary (Andy) Echtermeyer, Lisa Horacek, Margaret Stewart (Jay Walsh), and Jamie (Heidi) Horacek; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Luke was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

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5 response to "Luke Horacek"

  1. By: Tom Welter Posted: September 11, 2021

    What a kind soul. So sorry to hear of his passing. Love and prayers to the HORACEK family.

  2. By: julie Williams Posted: September 19, 2021

    You were a great man,going to miss calling you and the great times we had all of us growing up in Yankton my sister Lorri and our other cousins rest in peace love you so much and miss you already!!!!

  3. By: John Harris Posted: September 21, 2021

    God rest your kind soul ol’ friend. Thanks for your kindness way back when. I will never forget you. I pray for you and you for me.

  4. By: Jessine Dutcher Posted: September 24, 2021

    Dear Margaret and Lynn ~ I did not know your brother but I know you ladies and I am so sorry for your loss. Peace be with you ladies and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Jessine Dutcher

  5. By: Jane Hawk Posted: October 10, 2021

    To all of Luke’s family, I offer condolences.
    Continue to share the special memories and stories that you created together.
    Sincerely,
    Jane Hawk
    Yankton

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