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Published July 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Richard J. Lundon

Richard John Lundon was born in Ada, MN, November 17, 1925, to William and Eleanor (Zenner) Lundon. He served in the US Army from 1942 to 1945, during WWII. At seventeen years of age, Richard was the youngest member of his mortar crew. He was also in the 3rd wave of the Normandy invasion.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty (Schroeder), whom he married November 13, 1957. They made their home in Dilworth, MN, and were married for fifty-six years.

Richard J. Lundon

Richard John Lundon was born in Ada, MN, November 17, 1925, to William and Eleanor (Zenner) Lundon. He served in the US Army from 1942 to 1945, during WWII. At seventeen years of age, Richard was the youngest member of his mortar crew. He was also in the 3rd wave of the Normandy invasion.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty (Schroeder), whom he married November 13, 1957. They made their home in Dilworth, MN, and were married for fifty-six years.

He was a retired bodyman for Anderson Pontiac of Moorhead, MN, and did exceptional work.

Richard died Wednesday morning, July 24, 2013, in his home surrounded by loved ones, at eighty-seven years of age.

Richard was a proud member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. His greatest treasures were his children and grandchildren.

He leaves one son and four daughters, Dianna (Lydell) Branden of Odessa, TX, William (Ilene) Lundon of Moorhead, Colleen (Jerome) Ostgarden of Dilworth, Patricia (Neil) Munro of Page, ND, and Pamela Grover (fiance', Rick Sweeney, and his children, Alex and Austin) of Fargo, ND; seven grandchildren, Justin and Ryan Branden, Cassandra Ostgarden (fiance', Jon Norman), Samantha and Jayde Grover, and Brady and Aiden Munro; and four sisters, Dorothy (Henry) Aaby, Joan (Mark) Chisholm, Ellen (Ron) Holtman, and Phyllis (Clayton) Drake.

He was preceded in death by his brother, William (Geri) Lundon; and his sister, Norrine (Richard) Rockstad.

Visitation for Richard will be Wednesday, July 31, 2013, from 5 - 7 PM, with a prayer service at 6:30 PM, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. His funeral will be Thursday, August 1, 2013, at 11 AM, in Dilworth Lutheran Church. Burial, with military honors, will be Thursday at 2:30 PM, in Ada Municipal Cemetery.

Online guestbook www.korsmofuneralservice.com

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