Richard Luke

I have been a resident of the Marion area all my life. I am single, & grew up on a farm near Marion & moved into town in 1969. I graduated from Marion High School, & have working at Southeastern Electric coop. for 36 years, currently the Accounting Manager for the coop. I have been a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church & have served on the parish council for the past 20 years. I was a charter member of the Marion Area Jaycees, & have held most all of the local offices, as well as State District Director, Regional Director & State Vice President for the South Dakota Jaycees. I am also a member of the SD JCI Senate, & served as the SD State JCI Senate President. I served on the Marion Volunteer Fire Department for 35 years.  I have served on the Tieszen Memorial Home board for several years. I am currently on the city council. In my spare time, I enjoy golfing, hunting & bowling.