Bob Lund, 80

Published 1:29 pm Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Bob Lund, 80, of Sioux Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010 at his residence.

Robert N. Lund was born June 25, 1930 at Starbuck. As a child, he moved with his family to Wahpeton, ND where he received his education, graduating from Wahpeton High School in 1948. Following graduation, he attended two years of college at the State School of Science in Wahpeton. He then transferred to Concordia College in Moorhead where he received his Bachelors degree in 1952. Bob entered military service and served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1952 until receiving his honorable discharge in 1954. Upon his return from the military, he was employed with Universal CIT Credit Corp.

On Dec. 3, 1960, he was united in marriage to JoAnne Underleiter in St. Paul. Following their marriage, they lived in Duluth, where Bob continued his employment with CIT. The family lived in several Minnesota communities before moving to Hastings, where he was employed with the Veteran’s Administration. In the mid 1990’s, they moved to Burnsville. After retiring in 2000, Bob and JoAnne moved to Sioux Falls, SD.

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Though Bob had many employment opportunities throughout his life, the occupation he loved the most was driving motor coach. He most recently worked for Foreman Charters and Sioux Falls Transit. Throughout his life, Bob played the baritone horn in high school, college and community bands. He thoroughly enjoyed listening to classical and marching band music. Blessed with compassion and selflessness, Bob’s caring and loving spirit will be forever cherished.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, JoAnne, Sioux Falls, SD; one son, Daniel J. (Jody) Lund, Sioux Falls, SD; his daughters: Lt. Col. Leslie S. (Lt. Col. Daniel) Rendeiro, Belton, TX; Paula Jean Lund, Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren; his brother, Jack W. Lund of Gary, IN; and one sister, Kay (Lee) Wickstrom, Surprise, AZ.

Funeral services will begin at 11a.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Concordia College of Moorhead or First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls.