Gordon D. Lund, 80


Gordon D. Lund, 80, of Adell, died unexpectedly and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at Froedert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee.

He was born July 16, 1929, in Stanley, a son of the late Carl and Florence (nee Newlon) Lund. He attended school in Stanley.

Gordon served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1948 in Japan.

Gordon was married to Delores Van der Jagt on July 16, 1949. The couple lived in Waterloo, Iowa, and later moved to the town of Greenbush.

Gordy had been employed at the David Douglas Co. and later was employed at Gilson Bros. and Lawn Boy for 19 years. He was then employed at Hydraulic Gear in Fredonia and then worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart in West Bend up to the present time.

On Dec. 13, 1976, he married Arlene Schultz Born, at Community UCC in Elkhart Lake. They have made their home in the town of Scott since their marriage.

He was a member of the Calvary Assembly of God in West Bend.

Gordy loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He will be remembered mostly for the time spent with his loving family.

Survivors include his wife, Arlene; three sons, Dale Lund of Newton, Dean (Lei) Lund of Elkhart Lake, Randy (Camie) Lund of Plymouth; two daughters, Sandra (John) O’Malley of Oregon and Joanne (Daniel) Lau of Plymouth; two step-sons, David (Kris) Born of Menomonee Falls and Dennis (Mari) Born of Plymouth; three stepdaughters, Sandi (Steve) Bemis, Sheri (David) Horn, both of Adell, Shelli (Joe) Stockwell of Grand Marais Minn.; 21 grandchildren and 24 greatgrandchildren; two sisters, Shirley (Edward) Setzer and Mary Ann (Joe) Licht, both of Sheboygan; and one brother, Donald Lund.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Penny Lund; three sisters, Lucille Dekansic, Dorothy White and Marilyn Lund; two brothers, Carl Jr. and Gerald; and one infant step-grandson.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m. at the Wittkopp-Schneider Funeral Home in Plymouth. The Rev. John Garcia will officiate. Burial will be at the Zion Methodist Cemetery in Batavia.

Friends may call at the Wittkopp-Schneider Funeral Home, 123 South St., Plymouth, from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday. A memorial fund will be established in Gordy’s name.

    Wittkopp - Schneider Funeral Service is serving the family. www.wittkoppschneider.com.