Let the memory of Jonathan be with us forever
  • 44 years old
  • Born on August 11, 1966 .
  • Passed away on April 27, 2011 .

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Jonathan Luhn who was born on August 11, 1966 and passed away on April 27, 2011. His light went out way too soon. Jon passed away in the ocean while surfing Wednesday at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Those of you who knew Jon knew he found joy and comfort in the sea. We will remember him forever.

Posted by Samantha Sommer on 29th April 2018
Thinking of you and missing you just as much after 7 years...you left us too soon but you left a light behind that will forever glow and beam upon us--radiant Jonathan. My heart is filled with thoughts, prayers and love for your family. Om Mane Padme Hum.
Posted by Steve Lovell on 29th April 2018
Thinking of you Jon. Sending peace and happiness to you and your family. Aloha
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 28th April 2018
Roses... One of white, one of red... for memories and love everlasting... Visited the Garden today, Jon, with Dad and Jennifer. Blue skies with some high clouds, bright sun, and a light breeze welcomed us. I felt the warmth of your spirit and am grateful, Mom
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 16th August 2017
I felt your spirit and energy, Jonathan, as I soaked in the beauty and serenity of the SFBG last Friday, the 11th. Thank you for introducing me to the Garden and for sharing in my love of nature, flowers, and the great outdoors. Missing you and loving you evermore, Mom
Posted by Ollie Herning on 11th August 2017
HB my friend .... You are missed - met a surfer in Santa Barbara today & thought of you on your birthday. Crazy huh?
Posted by Darrek Mullins on 29th April 2017
I miss you still.
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 28th April 2017
The sun was warm The sky was blue The wind was strong But in the shelter of the bluff Four Mile was peaceful and spectacular on April 27th, nurtruring remembrances of you...
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 28th April 2017
Memories of you... a touch that's soft a presence gentle a smile that warms and eyes that twinkle, often with a hint of knowing...
Posted by Samantha Sommer on 27th April 2017
This spring has brought so many reminders of you Jonathan, and you and your family have been on my mind a lot this month. Missing you so very, very, very much...
Posted by Mary Ayers on 27th April 2017
I took a few minutes today to remember you and your gentle spirit, Jonathan. Sending love to your family. <3
Posted by Dean Schoeppler on 12th August 2016
Feeling sad today I saw the new poem from your mom today and it made me sad and reminded me of a conversation we had before you left. You showed me some of your poetry and I read them. I was surprised by the formal style of one. You asked me if I liked it and I said I did, even though I was still thinking about it and what it meant. You really got me thinking and then you asked me if I wanted to buy some of your poetry. Now I was thinking about your poetry and thinking about buying your poetry, it kind of threw me off and I was thinking and said, "Let me think about that Jon." Then I was thinking maybe you would want to trade some of my art for some of your poetry, but for some reason, I just thought about it and we said good bye. Now I wish I would have bought some of your poetry Jon, though I've been able to read some since you left. I wish I would have asked you to trade some of your poetry for some of my art. I wish I would have read you some of my poetry too. I am missing you today Jonathon!
Posted by Steve Lovell on 11th August 2016
Thinking of you today on your birthday, Jon. Hope you are getting a nice wave today in heaven. Aloha
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 27th April 2016
Ocean Beach today was full of sun and wind with an abundance of waves, rising and breaking from many directions. Our first stop was the SFBG where by mid morning the sun broke through, bringing forth a glorious day in SF--despite a forecast of rain. Your brightness and love filled my heart, as always... You are never forgotten and always cherished, Jonathan.... With much, much love, Mom and Dad
Posted by Ari Luhn on 27th April 2016
Jonathan, 5 years of missing you isn't possible to fathom. Rest rest in peace my green eyed brother. You will never be forgotten. Jenn
Posted by Steve Lovell on 11th August 2015
Happy Birthday Jon. You are still with us in spirit. I feel your presence often as I look up at the mountains and cliffs from the vantage point of the ocean. Aloha my friend.
Posted by Jennifer Luhn Hartman on 11th August 2015
JKHL, Happy Birthday. I love you and I miss You. I'll be thinking of you this entire day. Green Eyes
Posted by Ollie Herning on 11th August 2015
Jon, You're gone but not forgotten. I thought of you with a smile today when I saw Surfer Chris at a meeting as I often do. I retold a story to a new kid I sponsor the other day about you and I .... our friendship including the time I went to visit the island and meet your cousin as I passed through.... getting to meet the twins & have a laugh with them. I wish you were around so we could heckle ea other - I know I would surf a lot more with you still here. Your buddy forever - Happy Birthday. Ollie
Posted by Sean Ingram on 29th April 2015
As we are wrapped up in our everyday routines something was nudging me Monday. I couldn't place it till I realized it was you, you are in my thoughts often. I was able to visit the mile with Mike & Steve last October. As we left coming down the path in the distance a tall figure carrying a board, wetsuit arms dangling at the waist approached us my heart jumped. It was a beautiful reminder of our time together as if you were saying hello through a passer by. Forever a friend forever a brother, miss you!
Posted by Samantha Sommer on 28th April 2015
Hola mi querido amigo Jon...as I walked on the beach yesterday I thought about you and everything that shimmered in the sun reminded me of you. The sparkle of sunlight on the water reminded me of the sparkle in those intense blue eyes. Rays of sunlight reflecting off of the boats made me think of your dimples, your teeth, that smile...We are all so blessed to have been bathed in your light. I miss it so much now. Sending you and all of the Luhns love and light and a tender hug. May you be always surrounded by light querido amigo.
Posted by Darrek Mullins on 28th April 2015
With every year, it’s a reminder of how much we all should cherish and hold tight to the time we have with each other. I so wish my daughters could meet and know my Jon. Honestly, I think they’d be quite smitten with you…who wasn't? I miss you my brother.
Posted by Mary Ayers on 28th April 2015
Sending love and peace to the Luhn family. Such a sweet soul you were, Jonathan.
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 27th April 2015
You're in my heart and thoughts every day, Jon, Today, especially, I'm remembering your big smile, your whimsy and wit, and the tender touch of your hand on my shoulder. It always spoke volumes and touched me deeply. Peace and love forever, Mom
Posted by Charlie Susan Hasselbach on 27th April 2015
I can never forget you. Your image and your personality are still alive in my mind and my heart. Today I send love to your parents and your siblings who also loved and cherished you and miss you so very much. A light went out when you left us but you really have never left so many of us...that is how bright your light shone.
Posted by Steve Lovell on 27th April 2015
Aloha Jon. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts. I'll ride a wave in your honor next time I'm down at the mile.
Posted by Michael Ng on 27th April 2015
I can't believe it's been 4 years. Time has healed some of the sorrow of losing my friend Jon. But I sure do miss him. Wish I could have more more day.
Posted by Ollie Herning on 11th August 2014
Spoke of you 2 x last week with my sister then Surfer Chris Wish you were here to surf with..... My girls would love you !!!!
Posted by Raymond Luhn on 11th August 2014
Love to you Jonathan, wherever you may be. Love to all who cherish your memory...
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 27th April 2014
Soaked in the warm sun at Ocean Beach and in the beauty of SFBG, always thinking of you and your joyful spirit, Jon. Followed the coast home, giving a special nod to Four Mile on the way. Love, love and more love...mom
Posted by Steve Lovell on 27th April 2014
Thinking of you Jon. We still keep you in our hearts and minds down at FourMile. Will catch a wave in your honor. I know you will like that.
Posted by Charlie Susan Hasselbach on 27th April 2014
Jonathan - you are still a vibrant part of so many lives although you are no longer physically with us - you are in so many hearts and memories. You were and always will be remembered as a joyful soul. My heart goes out to all your family today, especially your Mom who is my dearest friend.
Posted by Charlie Susan Hasselbach on 12th August 2013
My heart is with you and your family. You are still so loved and so very missed. I will always treasure the few moments I shared with you. The sun still shines but it is a bit less golden. Sandie & Chris - my love is with you.
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 12th August 2013
Celebrated you and Amy today, reflecting on your birth day and early years. Drove to SF with Dad for a visit to the Garden. It was cool, breezy and a faint outline of the sun was visible through a high, thin fog. Could feel your smile as I poked around the Fragrance Garden. Peace and love forever, Jon. I miss you.
Posted by Darrek Mullins on 28th April 2013
In memory, I made my profile picture on FB of Jon and I. It was of one from my wedding. His partner in the wedding (matron of honor) posted, "He was such a lovely partner at the wedding. He was tall and dashing and very sweet." Yep, that was Jon. I miss you my lifelong friend and brother. I pray you are in heaven riding waves of glory with our Heavenly Father.
Posted by Mary Ayers on 28th April 2013
Thinking of the old Casa Mia neighborhood... what a great place to grow up. And this family always comes to mind. Young, hip, brilliant, talented parents and fun kids. I loved it when the twin babies moved in. Though we don't see each other often these days, we are still in touch. I am grateful to have seen Jonathan and met his love just a few days before his accident. Hugs to the family.
Posted by Kathy McAllister on 28th April 2013
Dear Sandie and Chris. Just want you to know we are thinking of you and love you. Kathy & Paul
Posted by Samantha Sommer on 27th April 2013
Sending my light and love to the entire Luhn family today, as I remember the unforgettable and brilliant light and love that Jonathan gave to all of us. I am forever grateful to have been graced by your beautiful light Jonathan.
Posted by Charlie Susan Hasselbach on 27th April 2013
My heart and my love is with all the Luhn family today. Jonathan continues to be a spark in my life although I knew him ever so briefly but was incredibly impressed with his whole character. His mother, Sandie, is one of my most dearest and precious friends and I send her my total love on this day (and always). Ride the waves, Jonathan.
Posted by Ollie Herning on 27th April 2013
Jon Spoke about you with an old friend .... You are still thought of And Loved. Thinking of your family today as well. Rest in peace - Ollie
Posted by Steve Lovell on 27th April 2013
Jon we think of you all the time down at four mile. Your spirit is with us always. Lots of love to you and your family.
Posted by Mike Johnson on 10th September 2012
I just heard the news as I was on vacation in San Jose. How sad. My memory was that of my friend Chris' kid brother, who was never a pest, always nice and respectful and somebody you knew was going to grow up and be admired by people. A hello and condolences to the Luhn family from your old Casa Mia Drive neighbor, Mike.
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 11th August 2012
Dear Jonathan, I think of you every day and with special joy on this day each year when I remember your birth and that of Amy's,16 "long" minutes later. How perfect, a boy and a girl, beautiful and strong and with an older brother and sister to welcome you. We were so blessed. Deep love always, Mom
Posted by Dawn Williams on 29th April 2012
I was there with you on April 27th 2011 ocean beach, and I was there yesterday April 27, 2012 in your memory. I may of never of known you but I will be with you every year 4/27 at 1pm ocean beach...so your not alone. I only wish we would of met under different circumstances. "Rest in Peace Wave Rider"
Posted by Charlie Susan Hasselbach on 28th April 2012
You are and always be loved by those whose lives you touched. May you find the peace that will help you guid us who miss you terribly. good waves, warm sun, friendly surroundings and the music of love.
Posted by Sandra Luhn on 27th April 2012
Thinking of you, Jonathan, as I do every day. You were truly a gift and I'm grateful for all you gave to me in your lifetime and now in memories. I continue to pray that you have found "happiness and the true causes of happiness"... with oceans of love, mom
Posted by Dean Schoeppler on 27th April 2012
Just thinking of you Jonathon. I miss seeing you around and talking to you. i miss your bright deep spirit. I miss you sharing your poetry and latest news. I know I will see you again, in a twinkling of an eye. Love you, my friend.
Posted by Will Brecheen on 27th April 2012
Can't believe it's been a year - and a lifetime. We hope that the good memories of good times are always with you, Chris and Sandy. Bill & Sharon
Posted by Darrek Mullins on 9th April 2012
I miss you Jon. I've been thinking about you a lot lately, and I simply miss you. I feel your presence, but I wish I could hear your voice one more time. I love you.
Posted by Will Brecheen on 11th August 2011
Our thoughts are with you and your family, John. Love Bill & Sharon
Posted by Mary Rasmussen on 11th August 2011
Jonathan will be missed by all those he touched. I have known him since he was born. Sandie and I are childhood friends from Washington, DC. My deepest sympathy for the family's loss. Mary & Jay Rasmussen
Posted by Mary Rasmussen on 20th June 2011
I grew up with Sandie back in DC. Have known her most of her life. Therefore, when she met Chris and married and then the children came along, I have kept in touch all those years. My deepest sympathy goes out the Sandie/Chris and family

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