Orville Lee Lundin, 55, of Bemidji, MN died on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji, MN.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grace Chapel South of Bagley, MN with Pastor Chris Conger officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Bagley, MN from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Alida Cemetery in Alida, MN. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted with the arrangements.
Orville was born on January 4, 1957 at Bagley, MN the son of Elmer and Edell (Lundin) Paulson. He grew up and attended Bagley High School. He attended Staples Technical College for Diesel Mechanics. Orville also attended Northwest Technical College and received his Carpentry license. Orville married Sheryl Moos on November 30, 1977 at Bagley. They moved to Rochester in 1979 later moving to Bemidji and started his own business called Lee Enterprises in the early 1980’s. In 1996, he was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Orville and Sheryl continued to live in Bemidji until the time of his death.
He was a member of WMSTR (Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion) at Rollag, MN. He enjoyed fishing, camping and playing chess with his grandchildren.
Orville had a strong faith, his family and grandchildren were his life. He was an awesome father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife – Sheryl Lundin of Bemidji, MN Twin daughter – Cassandra (John) Vajda of Hanover, MN Twin daughter – Maurittia (Jesse) Bardwell of Thief River Falls, MN Son – Gregory (Rebecca) Lundin of Brooklyn Park, MN Son – Mark (Randi Burris) Lundin of Bemidji, MN Son – Michael (Jessica) Lundin of Bemidji, MN Brother – Floyd (Ardell) Paulson of Shevlin, MN Sister – Marlys (Jim) Pedric of Eden Prairie, MN Sister – Judy (Mark) Morrell of Spring Valley, WI
He was preceded in death by his parents