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Kathleen Lund, 55

Tri-County News of Kimball, Minnesota

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Kathleen Lund of St. Joseph died Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at the St. Benedict Senior Community in St. Cloud. She was 55.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Ostmark Lutheran Church in rural Watkins with Rev. Joseph Midthun officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church Friday. Inurnment will be in the Ostmark Lutheran Cemetery.

Kathleen "Kathy" Louise Lund was born April 29, 1960, at Nyssa, Ore., to Raymond and Mary (Houtman) Riggs. She attended high school in Parma, Idaho, and graduated in 1978. Kathy attended a technical college in Boise, Idaho.

On July 4, 1985, Kathy was united in marriage to Dana Lund in Nampa, Idaho, and they lived in Hespiria, Calif. She was employed at Berkline Furniture Co. as West

Coast manager in Riverside, Calif. She also served as an elder at a Presbyterian church in Idaho. In 1994 they moved to Minnesota, and Kathy worked in air freight delivery at UPS.

Kathy enjoyed her flower gardens, crafts, and yard sales. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. In her younger years, Kathy rode horses and competed in barrel-racing and roping at rodeos. She also was a member of Job's Daughters in Parma, Idaho.

She is survived by her husband Dana Lund of St. Joseph; children Ryan (and Nicole) Riggs of Albany, Kristina Lund of Sartell, Michelle (and Darby) Peacock of Baxter; grandchildren Alyssa, Chloe, Laila, Ty, Donovan, Camden, Kobe, Brandon, Brady, Tristan, Cayden, Taylor and Nicole; sister Julie (and Don) Caldwell of Caldwell, Idaho; and parents Ray and Mary Riggs of Caldwell, Idaho.

Arrangements were by Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins.

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Original Publication Date: November 5, 2015

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