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James A. Lundquist Obituary


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“I only met Bud when he became a resident of Good Sam, but I enjoyed every minute that I spent with him when I would stop to see my Mom. What a "neat"...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Marvin Trana - Alexandria, MN

“Harriet and family, Although we didn't know Bud very long, the caring and encouragement that you gave to Ron and Kay Bertoch was wonderful. ALS is...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Ann Bertoch - Baxter, MN

“I feel truly blessed to have been a part of Bud's life. Taking care of him in his last year of life was an honor. He was always a friend to me and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jamie Stans - Clitherall, MN

“Dear Lundquist family, It was with sadness that Sharon and I read of Bud's passing last week. He was a true gentleman and I was always aware of...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mike M cCarney - Richmond, MN

“I will truly miss my visits with Bud at Good Sam. He was always so pleasant and always interested in what I was up to. My dog, Paige, and Bud became...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Froslee - Clitherall, MN

“Sympathy in the loss of your husband and father,he leaves a big void in your family . Your good memories are what you hold on to and cherish. God...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Bud and Laurel Malmstrom - MN

“Harriet and family, All thot's and prayers to all of you. I know it is hard to lose someone but also we know that there is no more pain or...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Laurie Hanson-Zelinsky

“I am so sorry to hear about Bud. I loved his stories and visits. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Billie Olson - Fergus Falls, MN

“To Harriet and all the Lundquist family: Bud was so kind and loving to everyone. He really was a role model to all. He would share a smile, a...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Brenda Mathiesen - Battle Lake, MN

“To Harriet and family- I would like to offer my condolences on your lost. I have memories of racing into Dad's office on Mill Street and meeting Jim...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Jean Grefsg?rd - Ski

“Dear Harriet and Family: We are grief stricken to learn of Bud's death. He was truly one of the finest people we have ever had the privilege of...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Gail and Barry Nelson - MN

“Harriet and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Bud was a special man and will be missed. Memories are so wonderful. God...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Beck & Jan Becklund - MN

“Harriet and family, Bud will always hold a special place in my heart! I'm sure he's keeping Kodi busy, talking of all the memories your family...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Tiffany "Nelson" Foxx - Indianola, IA


James "Bud" Lundquist, 75, of Battle Lake was called home Thursday, September 1, 2011 at the Battle Lake Good Samaritan Center. James Aldon Lundquist was born on June 4, 1936 in Everts Township, rural Battle Lake, Minnesota the son of Edwin and Altine (Glende) Lundquist. He was baptized in the First Lutheran Church parsonage on October 26, 1936. Bud attended Rural School District #45, on the corner of the Lundquist Farm through the seventh grade, and then continued his education at the Battle Lake High School graduating in 1954. He then served two years in the U.S. Navy participating in security patrols in the Pacific Ocean, visiting various ports including Hawaii, Midway, Okinawa, Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan. James and Harriet Amundson were married on July 12, 1958 in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Battle Lake. After their marriage they lived two years in Fergus Falls before moving to their home in Everts Township. Bud was employed with the Fergus Falls Daily Journal for thirty years, Battle Lake Standard for three years and then the Balmoral Golf Course for fifteen years. He enjoyed swimming, ski jumping, football, hunting with his children and grandchildren, flying the small airplane which he was part owner and also enjoyed woodworking and fixing small appliances. Bud enjoyed family trips, traveling to Branson, the East Coast and the Rocky Mountains. He liked family gatherings, making sure everyone had plenty to eat and especially enjoyed his family and grandchildren. Bud was an active member of the First Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; four sons and their families, Jon (Julie) Lundquist, Tyler and Edwin of Henning, Jeff (Stacy) Lundquist, J.J. and Taylor of Battle Lake, Brian (Cheri) Lundquist, Trevor and Brock of Ankeny, Iowa and Ron (Leah) Lundquist, Hannah and Josie of Kindred, N.D.; two brothers, Roger (Mary) Lundquist and Eugene Lundquist all of Battle Lake; one sister, Arlene Lundquist of Battle Lake, brother-in-law Jim (Ardelle) Amundson of Sauk Rapids, sister-in-law Susan (Kinney) Misterek of St. Anthony and by numerous relatives and friends. Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Altine Lundquist; two sisters-in-law, Irene Lundquist and Carolyn Wagtskjold and by father and mother-in-law, Winfred and Edna Amundson. Memorials preferred to ALS Society of Minnesota. Funeral Services: 11 AM Monday, September 5, 2011 in First Lutheran Church, Battle Lake Visitation: 5 – 7 PM Sunday, with prayer service at 7 PM, in First Lutheran Church Battle Lake, and one hour prior to the service at the church Clergy: Reverend Jake Dyrhaug Military Rites: Battle Lake Veterans Organization Cemetery: Skibvedt Lutheran Cemetery, Battle Lake Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Battle Lake Condolences: www.GlendeNilson.com

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