ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Howard Lundahl, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Estates of Rush City Care Center. He was 82 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran church in Braham with Rev. Tim Renstrom officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran church and 1 hour prior to the service on Monday.
Howard Dean Lundahl, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Estate of Rush City Care Center. He was 82 years old.
Howard was born on August 1, 1935 in Princeton, Minnesota to parents Carl and Clara (Sorenson) Lundahl. He grew up on a farm near Dalbo and attended country school through the 6th grade and then Ogilvie High School, graduating in 1953.
Howard enlisted with the Minnesota Army National Guard. He spent his entire career as a cement mason, working mainly for Jesco until he retired in the late 1990’s. He was a proud member of the Cement Masons Local 633 Union.
Howard was united in marriage to Claryce Splittstoser in 1959 and they raised four boys. Howard and Claryce lived in the Twin Cities and Fargo, ND before settling on a farm in Braham, MN. Howard enjoyed tending to his fruit trees and vegetable garden. Over the years, he enjoyed having animals on the farm including Scottish Highlander cattle. Howard was a talented woodworker and made wooden toy trains, tractors and trucks for his grandchildren.
Howard was a member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham since 1968. He enjoyed singing in the choir and played several musical instruments. Howard will be remembered for his sweet smile and the twinkle in his eye.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Claryce, brother James, and sister Phyllis (Blain) Wallin.
Howard is survived by his sons, Kim, Karl (Bonnie), Kendall (Tracy) and Kurt (Laura); grandchildren, Kristie (Nick) Block, Lacy (Torsten) Wolff, Laura (Tim Moy) Storkamp, Adam, Kyle (Karissa Tatro), Kori, and Kami Lundahl; great-grandchildren, Marshall, Colton, Adeline, Charley, Milo, Ruger, Milo, Hailey, Tucker, and Juliet; many nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.