Luke Padberg

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Created on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 12:54
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Luke Padberg, a former Sitka resident, died Feb. 12 at his home in Heppner, Ore. He was 57.
    Services were held Feb. 16 at the Heppner Episcopal Church.
    Luke was born Sept. 16, 1955, in Heppner, and graduated from high school there. Afterward, he lived in Lewiston, Idaho, where he worked as a carpenter and house painter.
    In 1993, he came to Sitka, where he continued his work as a carpenter and builder, and installed satellite dishes. He also was a tender on the Windsong, owned by Glen Wilbur.
    Along with fishing, he also loved hunting.
    He left Sitka in 2007 to return to Heppner to be near his mother.
    He is survived by his mother, Colleen Kitch; and by three brothers, Dick and Gene Wallace of Heppner, and Wade Padberg.