In Memory of

Conrad Willis Lundsgaard

December 13, 1931 - May 20, 2018
From: Cherokee, IA | Originally: Aurelia, IA
Conrad Willis Lundsgaard, the son of Emil and Mabel (Krogh) Lundsgaard, was born and lived in Ruskin, NE until his family moved to Quimby, IA, and then south of Cherokee, IA where he attended Wilson High School. He briefly attended college until he enlisted in the United States Air Force, and was stationed at Darmstadt, Germany.

On May 27, 1956, Conrad was united in marriage to Marlene Simonson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rolfe, IA. He farmed, fed cattle and raised three sons while farming with his father and brothers south of Aurelia. He retired in 2004. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee.

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Conrad passed away unexpectedly at his home at the age of 86. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Mabel Lundsgaard; and brothers, Warren, Dennis, and Joe Lundsgaard.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene Lundsgaard of Cherokee, IA; sons, Niels Lundsgaard of Milwaukee, WI, Andrew Lundsgaard of Chanhassen, MN, and Soren Lundsgaard of Iverness, IL; one brother, Douglas Lundsgaard of Eugene, OR; grandchildren, Margaret, Kaj, Katherine, Elise, Zane, Emily, Carolyn, and Jens.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Iowa State University Emil and Mabel Lundsgaard Memorial Scholorship or Bethlehem Lutheran Church.


Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, IA.

Pastor Jean Morse

Wilson Lundsgaard
Michael Lundsgaard
Timothy Lundsgaard
Steven Lundsgaard
Joe Lundsgaard
Christian Lundsgaard
Lawrence Achorn
Christopher Simonson
Kyle Simonson
Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
"Mighty Fortress"
"My Father Has Light in His Window"
"Let Us Ever Walk With Jesus"
"Lift High the Cross"
by the congregation
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Friday, June 1, 2018 at 6:01 PM
“May peace be yours”
- Kathy Wicks
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 9:28 AM
“With our since sympathy at the loss of your husband and father. He was a very nice man and will be greatly missed . ”
- Phil, irene and David Carlson
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 9:28 AM
“My Sympathies to Marlene and the family. I have fond memories of Connie and Marlene's hospitality and friendship. May God's comfort and peace be with you.”
- Jackie Dorr Givens
Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9:07 AM
“I will sure miss seeing Conrad every morning at McDonalds and will miss his stories too R.I.P. Conrad ”
- Amy Booher
Friday, May 25, 2018 at 9:07 AM
“The smile on his face in the photo you used is exactly how I remember him. My sympathy to you, Marlene, and to your sons. ”
- Debbie Banister
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:54 PM
“Very sorry to hear of Connie,s passing. I have fond memories of him & his brothers of school days at Quimby Will always remember him. God Bless”
- Rodney Nelson
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:46 PM
“Will be greatly missed. Rest in peace. Will miss talking to you about the your days in the service.”
- Amy Rutherford
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:46 PM
“We are sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Tony Hunt
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:46 PM
“With my deepest sympathy. May God help you through this difficult time.
- Janet Schwanz
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:56 AM
“Rest In Peace, Connie!
- Ron and Jan Witcombe
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