Photo courtesy of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary - Lompoc

Berton "Ken" Gundersen

Lompoc, California

May 13, 1929 - Mar 5, 2013

Guest Book

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Erik, I'm sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Prayers to the family.

Reidar, Marit, Linnea, Erik and family,

We are so very sorry for your loss. Ken and Margie attended my first wedding. Although we had not seen Ken for many years, I had enjoyed talking with him by phone the past couple of years while doing family research. He shared his memories of life in Norway and early days in Pasadena. May memories of happier days be of comfort to you all.

Karen Soyland Donlon and the Soyland family


Berton's Obituaries

Although Ken was born in Chicago, his family moved back to Stavanger, Norway when he was three years old. Ken endured the hardships of the Nazi occupation during World War II and returned to the United States in 1948 to claim his American citizenship. Ken then served his country as a ship's...

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