Jody Lynn Luke, 58, of Goshen, peacefully passed on January 10, 2020 at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne, IN surrounded by her family. She was born May 15, 1961 in South Bend to Harold and Jacqueline (Hinkle) Jefferies. On April 12, 1980 she married her soulmate, Michael A. Luke who survives along with a son Jason (Chelsey) Luke of Jimtown, a daughter Kelly (John) Scholten of Goshen; 3 grandchildren Jacqueline and Elizabeth Scholten and James Luke and her mother-in-law Loretta Luke. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Jerri Jefferies.
Jody graduated from Triton High School Class of 1979 and Vogue Beauty College. She began her career as a beautician and started her own cleaning service business.
Jody loved spending time with her family, especially her grand-children. She was an avid animal lover. She and Michael loved to travel, particularly to the beach in Florida. She also enjoyed cultivating the many plants and flowers that adorned her home.
Funeral services for Jody will be at 1pm on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where friends may visit with family two hours before the funeral service at the funeral home with Father Bob Van Kempen officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Goshen.
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