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Curtis Lund

Oct, 4, 1958-Sept. 22, 2010

Curtis Edwin Lund, 51, of Dilworth, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at his home in Dilworth.

Curtis was born to Edwin and Beverly (Dormanen) Lund on October 4, 1958 in Park Rapids. It was in Menahga that he spent the first two years of his life before his family moved to Detroit Lakes. Curt attended the public schools in Detroit Lakes, where he was active in athletics and was a standout center on the Detroit Lakes Lakers hockey team. He also played baseball with the current reigning state champions, Midway Snurdbirds for many years.

Curt graduated from the Detroit Lakes High School with the class of 1977. He was united in marriage to Faye "Punky" Dawn Odland at the First English Lutheran Church in Menahga in December of 1979. After high school, Curt began working as a sheet rocker and metal stud framer in a career that spanned over his entire life.

Curt installed the first metal studs for framing in the Metrodome while working with his cousin, Leo. Most of his work was with his brothers, cousins and his son, Eddie.

He will be lovingly remembered by his three children, Katrice Lund of Osage, Kelly (Romyn) Hanks of Detroit Lakes and Edwin Curtis Lund of Menahga; five grandchildren, Aleksander, Ashton, Olyvia, Carter and Eden; father, Edwin Lund of Menahga; sister, Lynette (Bruce) Conmy of Detroit Lakes; four brothers, Albert of Menahga, Timothy (Carolyn) of Rochert, Randy (Shelly) of Callaway and Christopher (Melissa) of Wadena; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Curtis was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly; sister, Lila Jean who died in infancy; and the love of his life, Punky.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Cardini-Pearson Funeral Home in Menahga and for one hour prior to Wednesday's service at the church.

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the First English Lutheran Church in Menahga. Casket bearers are John Baso, George Baso, Linden Odland, Leo Tomperi, Terry Tomperi and Durwin Tomperi.

Interment will be in Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery near Menahga.

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