Russell D. Lundstrom

Russell D. Lundstrom

Des Moines

Russell D. Lundstrom passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013 at Mercy Hospital after a sudden illness. Russell was born on January 20, 1944 in Virginia, MN. to Helgi and Ellen Lundstrom.

Russell was a 24 year veteran of the United States Navy. He served his country proudly during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, gardening and most recently playing pitch with the guys at The County Line Tap.

Those left behind to honor his memory are his wife, Darlene; his children, Danny Lundstrom, David Lundstrom, Tom Davis, Troy (Michelle Rager) Davis and Tammy (Steve Nelson) Lewellen; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Lloyd Lundstrom; sisters, Eleanor Riphenburg and Elaine Wilkins; and other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ethel Lahman.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Family will greet friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Iowa Veteran's Cemetery in Van Meter.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Russell's family.

On-line condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register on Sept. 7, 2013