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Lucas John Wink, 23, Aitkin

Memorial services for Lucas Wink of Warroad will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. Reverend Ginger Beck will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock.

Lucas John Wink, son of Steven and Sherry (Meierding) Wink, was born September 1, 1989 in Cambridge, Minnesota, where he was baptized on January 21, 1990 by Reverend Joe Ellenbaus at the United Methodist Church and was confirmed on May 23, 2004 by Reverend Mark Bengtson at Cascade Methodist Church in Deerwood, MN.  Luke grew up in Crosby, MN, graduating from Crosby-Ironton on May 23, 2008. Following his graduation from high school, Luke worked as a cook at North Country Café in Crosby and the Guest House in Roseau. In 2011, he continued his education at the State Community Technical College in Baudette. He graduated in 2012 with a degree as an Electrical Lineman. Luke had not been placed as a lineman and continued to cook at the Guest House in Roseau.
Luke loved spending time with his chocolate Lab, Tyson. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, kayaking, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling and scuba diving. He also held a black belt in Taw Kwon Do. Lucas always lived life to the fullest.

Lucas died on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He lived to reach the age of 23 years.

He is survived by his mother: Sherry Lynn Wink of Aitkin; one brother: Benjamin Wink of Warroad; grandmother: Kathy Meierding of Hancock; great-grandmother: Bernice Barsness of Hancock and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Steven Wink; grandparents: Elmer Meierding, Jr. and Norman and Lila Wink and great-grandparents: Aloysius and Genevieve Wink and Charles and Bessie Keuhn.

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the arrangements. To send condolences to the family please visit

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