Luke's Memorial

Luke David Michael Klapheck

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December 31, 2010 - April 8, 2011


Luke's Life

Luke's birth photos

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Sarah's photos of Luke

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Luke's Memorial Video was put together by Aaron and was presented at Luke's funeral on April 23rd.



The following is an excerpt from  Sarah's Eulogy given at the Garfield building on 4-23-2011

It would be a shame if I didn't talk just a little about Luke's chubby, squishy, soft cheeks. They were irresistible. I could honestly say that I probably kissed them hundreds of times. I couldn't help it, it was almost a compulsion. I simply HAD to. I loved placing his cheek to mine while I was holding him against my chest. And I couldn't help but blow raspberries on them. They were just that big and squishy. One of my girlfriends called him "Ole Chubby Cheeks." Tomorrow is Easter. I wanted to hold Luke's memorial today, the day before Easter for a very simple reason. On Easter Sunday tomorrow, when you hear the phrase, "He Lives!", know that they are not just speaking of Jesus Christ, but of my son. He is with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. He is with my dad and Aaron's mother and all those that came before. He lives! And I will be with him once more, with the promise that I will be able to raise him and love him. I will always be Luke's Mommy. And nothing, not even death, can change that.


Luke's Passing

Luke's prayer cards:

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Luke's  Funeral Program was designed by Sarah and passed out at Luke's funeral on April 23rd

Luke's obituary submitted to the Sacramento Bee by Sarah and later retracted.

Klapheck, Luke David Michael Precious Child. Born 12/31/2010, returned to heaven 4/08/2011. Baby Luke was just too pure and valiant for this earth. He was a tribute to the love of Heavenly Father. Dearly loved and missed by his parents, Aaron and Sarah Lynne Klapheck, and big sister Megan Elisabeth. Survived by grandparents Lynne Fowler and Arnold Klapheck, along with aunts Rebecca Ibarra, Ruth DeCant, Mary Hester, and uncles David and Jared Klapheck and Brian Fowler, along with numerous honorary aunties and uncles and Nanas. Welcomed home by grandparents Deborah Klapheck and David Fowler. Viewing on Friday, April 22nd 5-8 p.m. at East Lawn on 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento. Second viewing to be held at the LDS Church, 4252 Garfield Avenue, Carmichael, Saturday, April 23rd 9-11 a.m., with services immediately following at 11:00 a.m..




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