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Harriet Arlene Lundquist

February 27, 1936 — March 1, 2024

Battle Lake

Harriet Lundquist, 88, of Battle Lake passed away Friday, March 1, 2024, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Harriet Arlene Lundquist was born February 27, 1936 in Fergus Falls, MN to Winfred and Edna (Johnson) Amundson.  She was baptized at the Trinity Lutheran Church parsonage by Rev. Salveson and confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church of Battle Lake.  Harriet attended country school then graduated from Battle Lake School High in 1954.  She continued her education at the Fairview Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis graduating as a Registered Nurse. 

Harriet and James Lundquist were united in marriage on July 12, 1958, at Trinity Lutheran in Battle Lake.   They lived in Fergus Falls for two years before moving to their home in Everts Township. Harriet was employed at Fairview Hospital for a short time and Lake Region Hospital for 10 years.  She worked at the Otter Tail Nursing Home for 30 years, her last 10 as the Director of Nursing.  A member of the First Lutheran Church in Battle Lake, she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and was the organist for over 50 years.   Harriet sang and played music for literally 100’s of weddings and funerals.   She enjoyed reading, knitting, music, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by her four sons: Jon (Julie) Lundquist, Henning, MN; Jeff (Stacy) Lundquist, Battle Lake, MN; Brian (Cheri) Lundquist, Ankeny, IA and Ron (Leah) Lundquist Kindred, ND.

Grand Children: Tyler (Jenna) Lundquist, Viola, Nora and Max; Edwin (Kelci) Lundquist, Paisley and Loretta; JJ Lundquist; Taylor (Michael) Tschida; Trevor (Alex) Lundquist, Winona and Luther; Brock Lundquist; Hannah Lundquist; Josie Lundquist; Brother James (Ardelle) Amundson; Sister Susan Misterek; Sister-in-law Mary Lundquist; Brother-in-law David Wagtskjold; Numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Preceeding her in death were Husband James (Bud) Lundquist; Parents Winfred and Edna Amundson; Sister Carolyn Wagtskjold; Brothers in law Roger Lundquist, Eugene Lundquist and Kinney Misterek; Sisters in law Arlene Lundquist, Irene Lundquist and by her father and mother-in-law Edwin and Altine Lundquist. 

Blessed be the memory of Harriet Lundquist. 

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials preferred to First Lutheran Church, 505 Holdt St W, Battle Lake, MN 56515

Memorial service will be 11 AM Saturday, March 9, 2024, at First Lutheran Church in Battle Lake.

Visitation will be Friday, from 5-7 pm, at the church and will resume one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Burial will be in the Skibtvedt Cemetery, Battle Lake

Arrangements with Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Battle Lake.

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