LONGVILLE -- Jacob "Jack" Lundgren, 78, Longville, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
He was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Kego Township to Ed and Laura (Polsfuss) Lundgren. He graduated from Longville High School in 1941. He married Mary Em Howser on Sept. 18, 1948. He entered the Army on May 12, 1943, at Fort Snelling. He had the rank of staff sergeant and was a parachutist instructor (jump master) in the Pacific Theater. He was discharged June 18, 1947, at Camp Stoneman, Calif. He was self-employed and worked in the metro area as a carpenter and building contractor until 1977 when they moved to the Longville area. He was a member of the Longville VFW Post No. 772.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Jan Marie Lundgren, Minneapolis, Judy Reynolds, Palmyra, Mo., Nancy Reed, Honolulu, and Kristine Henriksen, Blaine; four grandchildren; a brother, Joe Lundgren, Moses Lake, Wash.; and a sister, Lorraine Stevens, Tampa, Fla.
Five sisters and four brothers died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Longville Community Church with the Rev. Duane Brown officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Longville with full military honors provided by the Longville VFW Post No. 772. Memorials are preferred to the National Parkinson Foundation.
Arrangements are with Willim-Northland Funeral Home in Pine River.
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