By HDN staff
HARLEM Leonard Victor Lundeen, 87, died Saturday, July 1, 2000 at a Chinook nursing home of natural causes.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday in the American Lutheran Church in Harlem. Burial will follow at the Harlem Cemetery with military honors.
Lundeen was born Aug. 15, 1912 to Erick and Matilda (Benson) Lundeen in Jamestown, N.D. The family moved to Chinook in 1915.
Lundeen attended schools in Chinook and Great Falls. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Then he returned to Chinook and went to work at Olson Ford in Harlem. He worked there for 50 years.
Lundeen married Hope Kissee on Oct. 12, 1973 in Havre.
Lundeen was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a proud recipient of a 50-year membership pin.
Lundeen was an avid pilot and owned a couple of airplanes. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and wood working.
He is survived by his wife, Hope of Harlem; stepdaughter, Madge Waritz of Chinook; brother, Edmond Lundeen of Detroit, Mich.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.