Obit Delore Luke LaPointe

Luke LaPointe

Delore (Luke) Henry LaPointe, 83, of Orofino, ID, born Dec. 13, 1937, in Iron Mountain, MI, passed away peacefully Feb. 18, 2021 in Dolan Springs, AZ., surrounded by family and friends after a long battle with Mesothelioma.

Luke was raised in Upper Michigan and lived in Green Bay, WI before moving to Orofino, ID. He worked and played all over the country and left a lasting impression on many lives.

Luke is survived by his brother Edward Jr. (Buddy), former wife and longtime care giver Dianne LaPointe, children Randy, Mark (Denise), LeAnne (Rick) Schumacker, Jeff, Ken (Becky). Grandchildren Josh (Amy), Bobbi (Marc) Rogers, Nicole (Michael) Herrick. Great Grand Children Ali, Vince, and Parker. Best friends and care givers Pete and Sue Summerton.

Luke is preceded in death by his wife, Marylin, mother Adeline, father Edward, and brother Ronnie.

At Luke’s request, a private service will be held at a later date in Foster City, MI, where he will be put to rest in the LaPointe Family Plot.

In lieu of flowers Luke requested donations be made in his honor to Friends of the Deyo Reservoir 498 Musselshell Road Weippe, ID 83553.

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