The Reverend Velman L. Luse, 85, of Decorah died March 4, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. The body has been bequeathed to the betterment of science, and mankind. A Celebration of Life service is Saturday, April 6, in Decorah. Memorial contributions can be made to Art Haus, Empty Bowls or the Raptors Resource Project. Online condolences are welcome at