August “Auggie” Klundt
August “Auggie” Klundt, 93, Moorhead, Minn., passed away Dec. 5, 2013, at Essentia Health, Fargo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead, with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.
August Adolph Klundt was born on May 12, 1920, to Wilhelm and Elizabeth (Losing) Klundt, in Beulah. On July 21, 1941, he married Ida Zeller. They made their home, for a time, in northern Ohio while August worked on local farms, for a furniture company, and at the Willow Run Ford Bomber Plant in Michigan making B-24 Liberator bombers for World War II. He was later drafted in 1944, serving with the 136th Army Infantry.
After the war, August opened a grocery store in Dunn Center, in 1948, which he operated for 14 years. In 1962, he moved his family to Moorhead, where he worked for Nash-Finch Company. In 2006, he and Ida moved into Eventide at Fairmont, Moorhead.
August is survived by his three sons, Bill (Joyce) Klundt, Sauk Centre, Minn., Larry (Pat) Klundt, Bismarck, and Jay (Carolyn) Klundt, Sun City, Nev.; five grandchildren, Allison Klundt, Hilarie (Steve) Tolifson, Melanie (Shannon) Lennie, Kristen (William) Sargent and Robert Klundt; five great-grandchildren, Bradley, Jack, Noah, Madison and Emilee; and one sister-in-law, Olga Zeller-Heth.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida; two brothers, William and Edward; and five sisters, Rose, Ella, Louise, Sophia and Christine.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery Association, 1825 46th St., Mandan, N.D. 58554.
Online guest book is at www.korsmofuneralservice.com. (Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead)