Tuesday, May 13, 2008

We Love you Grandpa!



Lynne "Jay" Lundberg Will Be Missed ST. GEORGE- Lynne "Jay" Lundberg, son of Lynne and Elese Barlow Lundberg, returned to his Heavenly Home, Heavenly Father and his Savior May 11, 2008. He was released from his earthly suffering of eight years, eight years of fighting to stay with his beloved wife, Elaine Gwynn. Often he expressed his love of her and her beauty. She was able to care for him after years of him providing, lovingly and diligently, for her and their six children: Eric (Sue Randal), Janet (LaVere Mathie), Nancy (Robert Schonlau), Betsy Bates, Amy (Jay Marks), and Alice (Arlen Jones). He unselfishly helped provide for 13 foster children too. His family and church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) were foremost in his life. Service through teaching all ages and being a speaker at firesides and conferences were his favorites. He was drafted for service in World War II, attended West Point, left military service at the war's end to pursue a different course in life. He served a mission for his church in the Spanish American mission. He enjoyed many years of schooling. In the early years in Washington DC where he grew up, and the later years all over the country which led to five degrees and completion of seven majors, a doctorate and two careers. His career of 39 years with IBM was brilliant and kept him traveling the world. He contributed greatly. He programmed the first IBM computer and set up the first business manufacturing plant operations on computer. His second career as a marriage and family counselor, benefited many as he volunteered many hours at a free clinic and at home. Just before his death his wife, Elaine and he shared tears over the poem, "Can I go now" written by Susan A. Jackson. He is survived by his beloved wife, Elaine, their six children, brother Gary Lundberg, 26 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren. Jay was preceded in death by his brother Don Lundberg, grandson Larry Lundberg, and great grandson Caleb Mills, and his parents. Funeral services will be held Wed., May 14, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Green Valley Stake Center, 511 South Valley View Dr., St. George, Utah. Friends and family may call on Tues., May 13th from 6-8 p.m. at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St. and on Wed., at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be held Fri., May 16, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Ogden City Cemetery, 20th and Madison, Ogden, Utah. Services under the direction of Myers Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com Published in the Deseret News on 5/13/2008.

3 comments:

Brenda said...

Amy, I'm so sorry. I hope you find comfort in knowing he's with our Heavenly Father now. I love you and my thoughts and prayers are with you and your mom.

devri said...

sorry to hear the news, I know you loved him very much, hope you know my thoughts and prayers are with you to.

burton said...

Im sorry to hear that your grandpa passed away he was a great man!