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Michael J. Grund

Michael J. Grund

Michael J. Grund, 63 of New London, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London. www.hafh.org

Michael John Grund was born on June 24, 1952 in Willmar the son of Douglas and Genell (Bagne) Grund. He grew up in New London where he attended elementary and NL-S High School, graduating in 1970. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in political science. He made his home in Lakeville where he worked for Summit Cement and Masonry for 23 years before retiring in 2013. He returned to New London in 2008 after the death of his father. Mike was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and Sons of the American Legion. In his younger years, he was active in Cub and Boy Scouts, played football, basketball, golf and was a member of the high school band. He loved spending time with friends and family especially outdoors hunting or fishing. Trips to North Dakota or Canada always brought Mike Joy. He is survived by his mother, Genell; siblings, Jennifer (Dan) Carrigan of Concord, CA and David Grund of Triangle, VA; and six nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by father, Douglas; brother, Jimmy and sister, Susan.

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