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Stanley F. Lundgren Feb. 28, 1920 - Sept. 1, 2008

LAKE LILLIAN -- Stanley Fred Lundgren, 88, of Lake Lillian, died Monday at Rice Care Center in Willmar.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Blomkest Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

He was born Feb. 28, 1920, on the family farm near Svea to Albert and Ella (Anderstrom) Lundgren. He attended country school in District 68 near Svea. In 1941, he was drafted and served overseas in the Pacific Theater in the U.S. Army until 1945. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He married Alice L. Warolin on April 19, 1952, in Milaca. They lived and farmed their entire lives in the Lake Lillian area. Following a stroke in October 2005, he entered the Rice Care Center in Willmar.

He served on the Blomkest School Board for five years, was a member of his church, serving as a Sunday School teacher, church board member, deacon, trustee and choir member. He also sang in the Kandiyohi-Lo Barbershop chorus for more than 31 years.

He is survived by his wife; three sons: Paul (and Deb) Lundgren, Steve (and Kelly) Lundgren and Bruce Lundgren, all of Lake Lillian; two daughters: DeLayne (and Howie) Hulst of Poulsbo, Wash., and Barbro (and Jim) Turner of Bremerton, Wash.; and 14 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.