LUND, Gerald L. 1935-2012
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/16/2018 at 21:20:20
Gerald L. Lund
Gerald L. Lund, 76, of Cedar Falls died March 31, 2012, at Allen Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Funeral services were April 4 at the Cedar Falls Church of Christ. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery in Dike. Memorials may be directed to Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp, Cedar Falls Church of Christ, or the Christian Dominican Evangelistic Mission.
Gerald was born in Rapid City, S.D., on April 27, 1935, to Raymond and Ruby Lund. He married Helen Short on June 17, 1962, in Lincoln, Ill.
Gerald graduated from South Dakota State College in 1957 with a BS in civil engineering. He then spent the next six months in the Army before being hired by the Iowa Department of Transportation. He retired as a resident construction engineer in 2001 after 44 years with the state.
Gerald was actively involved in Cedar Falls Church of Christ, Dike Lions Club, and served in various church and community leadership positions and activities.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Helen; his children, Ken and Kim Lund of Maple Grove, Minn., Alberto and Robyn Rivas of Marshalltown, Karla and Ben Cachiaras of Fallston, Md., Valarie and David Peterson of Marshalltown, Marsha and John Taplin of Alexandria, Minn.; his grandchildren, Mariah, Zachary, and Carson Lund, Abigail, Jonathon, Lynnette, and Lori Rivas, Nathan, Andrew, and Ellie Cachiaras, Stephen, Jessie, and Christoper Peterson, and Jake Taplin; his brothers, Raymond (Dorothy) Lund of Michigan and Lowell (Lenora) Lund of Wyoming.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Lynette Rivas.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 April 2012, pg 3
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