Cloyd L Sundell
Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 4/29/2009 at 12:10:43
Cloyd L. Sundell Jr., 77, of Boxholm, died suddenly Monday, April 6, 2009 at his home.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boxholm. Rev. Rod Meyer officiated. Burial was at Lawn Cemetery, rural Boxholm with military graveside rites conducted by the Arthur - Anderson American Legion Post #63.
Cloyd Leonard Sundell was born Jan. 18, 1932 in rural Boone County, the son of Cloyd and Emma (Peterson) Sundell Sr. He graduated with the Boxholm High School class of 1949. Junior served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He married Mary Lou Gibson March 29, 1957 in Cedar Rapids. The couple established their home in Boxholm. Junior was a carpenter for many years and later was employed as the custodian at Grand Community Schools in Boxholm until retiring. Mary Lou passed away in 1990.
Junior was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boxholm. He loved horses, rodeos, fishing, woodworking, going to flea markets, and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events. Junior was a 4-H leader and served as the superintendent of the horse committee at the Boone County Fair for several years.
Survivors include four children, Vickie (Tim) Anderson of Ogden, Sue Shreve of Boxholm, Doug (Mary) Sundell of Boxholm, and Robin (Randy) Hensel of Boxholm; nine grandchildren, Tonya (Chad) Curry, Toni Anderson, Justin Shreve, Kaylee (Joe) Uthe, Jesse (Kyndra) Sundell, Wade Sundell, D.J. Cilibert, Kolbe Sundell, and Tara Hensel; a great-granddaughter, Maliyah Sundell; two sisters, Gwen Scheetz of Boxholm, and Donna (Bob) Stark of Fort Dodge; one brother, Bill (Janene) Sundell of Humboldt; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Lou Sundell; and a brother-in-law, Jim Sheetz.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.
Carson-Stapp Funeral Home, Ogden, was in charge of arrangements. Ogden Reporter
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