Rosalee Lund

Rosalee LundRosalee Lund, 81, of Lewistown died at 10:40 p.m. May 12, 2009, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Bryant, a daughter of Bernee and Ruby Post Laird. She married Howard D. Lund on Oct. 14, 1946, in Two Harbors, Minn. He died Oct. 11, 2006.

She also was preceded in death by one brother.

Surviving are two sons, Mark (and Pat) Lund of Astoria and Bruce (and Roberta) Lund of Arlington, Texas; one daughter, Ruby Lee (and Victor); two brothers, Larry (and Gloria) Laird and Leonard (and Pat) Laird, both of Waukegan; one sister, Lila (and Charles) Terrell of Harvest, Ala.; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She had worked at Graham Hospital and Mason District Hospital before retiring.

She was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, Lewistown Rebekah Lodge and Order of Eastern Star Lodge.

Services were held Saturday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Rev. Kathy Barrett officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.

Memorials may be made to her church or Spoon River Towers Activity Fund.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/20/2009