Karl D. Lundin, age 80, of Litchfield, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022, at his home.
Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, with interment in the Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. and will continue one hour prior to the service ALL at the church.
Karl Daniel Lundin was born on August 14, 1941, in Litchfield, Minnesota. He was the son of Albin and Myrtle (Ahlstedt) Lundin. Karl was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. He received his education in Litchfield, and was a graduate with the Litchfield High School class of 1959.
On September 3, 1961, Karl was united in marriage to Darlene Rick at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Litchfield. This marriage was blessed with five sons, Daniel, Duane, Daren, David, and Daryl. Karl and Darlene resided in Litchfield. They shared 60 years of marriage.
Karl was employed at Haapala Seed Co. from 1961 to 1964. He then went to work for Ideal Lumber in Litchfield from 1964 to 1978. In 1980, Karl started his own construction business, Lundin Construction, building over 300+ homes in the Litchfield area. In 2008, he started driving truck part-time for Towmaster until 2019. Karl was a long-time member of First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. He was also a member of the Litchfield Lions Club. Karl was elected in April 2003 to the Meeker Co-op Power Board, elected as an officer in 2005, became the STAR Energy Services Governor in April 2008, elected as Chair of the Meeker Co-op Power Board in 2011 serving two 1-year teams, elected again as an officer in 2018, and was currently serving as Vice-Chair.
Karl enjoyed working on old John Deere tractors and machinery, traveling around the United States, deer hunting, and fishing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and friends.
Karl passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022, at his home, at the age of 80 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Karl is survived by his:
Wife, Darlene Lundin of Litchfield, MN;
Sons, Daniel Lundin and his wife, Doris of Silver Lake, MN,
Duane Lundin and his wife, Wendy of Litchfield, MN,
Daren Lundin and his wife, Karla of Dassel, MN,
David Lundin and his wife, Tammy of Litchfield, MN,
Daryl Lundin and his wife, Erin of Litchfield, MN;
14 Grandchildren: Megan Anderson and her husband, Trent, Joseph Lundin and his wife, Alexis, Jordan Redepenning, Jeremy Lundin, Jordan Lundin and his wife, Alexandra, Kaitlyn Lundin and her fiancé, Spencer Randall, Jacob Lundin, Deven Lundin and his wife, Michelle, Kayla Lundin, Nicholas Lundin, Tia Lundin, Tessa Lundin, Adeline Lundin, Genevieve Lundin;
4 Great-grandchildren: Theodore Anderson, Blaire Anderson, Adler Lundin, Anastasia Lundin;
Brother, Einar Lundin of Litchfield, MN;
Sister, Janet Lundin of Litchfield, MN;
Many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Karl is preceded in death by his Parents, Albin and Myrtle Lundin; Brother in infancy; Brother, John Lundin; Several Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law.