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Published March 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lyndon Hovland

Lyndon Delbert Hovland, 81, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at River Pointe of Moorhead Assisted Living.

Lyndon was born March 13, 1931, the son of Lloyd and Lydia (Zimmerman) Hovland in Rothsay, MN, where he grew up and graduated from high school. On July 13, 1952, Lyndon was united in marriage to LaVonne Jackson from Barnesville, MN. Shortly after their wedding they moved to Germany, where Lyndon was stationed with the US Army. In 1954, they moved to Barnesville and Lyndon began his banking career at First National Bank. In June of 1963, Lyndon and his family moved to Moorhead. At that time he joined Merchants National Bank (presently US Bank) in Fargo and was in charge of the real estate mortgage lending. He continued to work at Merchants as a Vice President in commercial lending until his retirement in 1984. After retiring from US Bank, Lyndon joined Metropolitan Federal Bank and was a Vice President in the commercial loan department. He retired again in May of 1992. Lyndon and LaVonne moved to their lake home on Lake Lida to enjoy their retirement years. In November 1992, LaVonne passed away unexpectedly.

Lyndon Hovland

Lyndon Delbert Hovland, 81, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at River Pointe of Moorhead Assisted Living.

Lyndon was born March 13, 1931, the son of Lloyd and Lydia (Zimmerman) Hovland in Rothsay, MN, where he grew up and graduated from high school. On July 13, 1952, Lyndon was united in marriage to LaVonne Jackson from Barnesville, MN. Shortly after their wedding they moved to Germany, where Lyndon was stationed with the US Army. In 1954, they moved to Barnesville and Lyndon began his banking career at First National Bank. In June of 1963, Lyndon and his family moved to Moorhead. At that time he joined Merchants National Bank (presently US Bank) in Fargo and was in charge of the real estate mortgage lending. He continued to work at Merchants as a Vice President in commercial lending until his retirement in 1984. After retiring from US Bank, Lyndon joined Metropolitan Federal Bank and was a Vice President in the commercial loan department. He retired again in May of 1992. Lyndon and LaVonne moved to their lake home on Lake Lida to enjoy their retirement years. In November 1992, LaVonne passed away unexpectedly.

Lyndon continued to make his home in Moorhead where he remained active in many different activities. He enjoyed attending Moorhead Spuds and Concordia Cobbers basketball games, spending time at the lake, and being with family and friends. In July of 1998, Lyndon married Beverly Hendricksen and they made their home in Fargo, ND. Lyndon and Bev enjoyed traveling and spending time at the lakes. Beverly died in February of 2003. Lyndon continued to enjoy time at Lake Lida, spending time drinking coffee and socializing with all his "beach buddies."

Lyndon was a member of C-400 at Concordia College and a longtime member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, where he served on many committees, most recently on the Trust Committee.

Lyndon is survived by his children, Dan (Kristen) Hovland, Bismarck, ND, Cindy (Marshall) Johnson, Moorhead, and Michael Hovland, Red Wing, MN; his grandchildren, Brandon Weigel, Mark Hovland, Lexi Hovland; Matthew (Abby) Johnson, Lindsay (Tony) Eggiman, and Rachel Johnson; Kayla (Nate) Anderson, Jason Hovland and Brian Hovland; great-grandchildren; Veritas and Olivia Weigel, Charles and William Eggiman, Talon Anderson, and Blake Hovland; two sisters, Margie (Lowell) Wasmuth, Rothsay, MN, and Carolyn (Dennis) Danielson, Fergus Falls, MN; brother-in-law, Leroy (Ruth) Jackson, Moorhead; sisters-in-law, Myrna Hovland, Burnsville, MN, and Dixie Jackson, Moorhead; and extended family, Ronald (Sandy) Hendricksen, Horace, ND, and Daryl (Patty) Hendricksen, Moorhead, and Connie (Robert) Sanders, Altamonte Springs, FL, and their families along with many nieces and nephews.

Lyndon was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, LaVonne and Beverly; his daughter-in-law, Donna Hovland; his brother, Milt Hovland; his brother-in-law, Ronald Jackson; and his nephew, Paul Jackson.

Gathering of Friends: Monday, March 11, 2013, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service at Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead, MN.

Memorial Service: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 11:00 AM at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead.

Inurnment: Barnesville City Cemetery, Barnesville, MN (at a later date).

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Red River Valley, River Pointe of Moorhead Assisted Living or C-400 at Concordia College.

Online guestbook: www.Korsmofuneralservice.com

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