The Bemidji Community lost a great friend and mentor on Sunday, July 20. Joe Lueken passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 72.
Joe will be missed by Lueken’s employees. His leadership and vision were a great benefit to his stores’ legacy and his employees’ growth and advancement. His legacy will continue to benefit the community through his donations, scholarships and Lueken’s ESOP.
Public visitation is from 3 – 8 pm Friday, July 25 at the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
Here are links to stories about Mr. Lueken’s passing and community involvement: