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Isaac Lucking lived a life for others

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Looking back on the life of Isaac Lucking, one thing is clear: he lived to help others. He was a chauffeur, an extra hand on a project, a friend. And he always had a way of making people happy.


“He was born with one heck of a grin,” said his mother, Patty.

His nickname, “Tubby,” came from a mock presidential campaign he and his friends ran back in 2008. They had T-shirts made to represent themselves as candidates; Isaac’s read “Tubba-love.”

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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