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Marilyn Lundquist

November 6, 1933 — November 15, 2020

Marilyn Valetta (Johnson) Lundquist, 87, of Henning, Minnesota, died Sunday, November 15, 2020, due to complications with Covid 19, at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND. She moved to Jamestown in 2016 to be near her daughter.

Marilyn was born November 6, 1933, to Axel and Ruby (Wiltermuth) Johnson on the family farm near Clarissa, MN. She graduated from Clarissa High School in 1951 and attended the Minnesota School of Business where she earned her secretarial degree.

She married her high school sweetheart, James Lundquist, on December 18, 1954. They made their home in Fort Knox, KY, and later moved to Bloomington, Blaine, Forest Lake, Pelican Rapids, and finally to their dream home on West Battle Lake, MN.

Marilyn enjoyed gardening, reading, birds, traveling the country with her husband in their RV, collecting shells on the Florida beaches in the winter, and operating an antique business with her sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Anita LaNeave, brother Darrell Johnson, and sister-in-law Irene Johnson.

She is survived by daughter, Debra (Jerry) Steckler, Jamestown, ND; sons, Michael (Jenel) Lundquist, Pueblo West, CO; Robert (Lynn) Lundquist, Pelican Rapids, MN; ten grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Ade (Darlene) Johnson, sister Sandy (LaVerne) Larson, brother in law Wayne LaNeave, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials are preferred to Clarissa United Methodist Church or Woodman Cemetery.

A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Woodman Cemetery in Clarissa, MN.

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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Friday, June 19, 2020

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