Sundby, Arthur Kenneth (1922-2009)

Arthur Sundby passed away on Monday, August 17, 2009 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND at the age of 87.

Arthur Kenneth Sundby was born on July 25, 1922 at Parker Township, Marshall County, MN (rural Stephen, MN), the son of Olaf and Ollie (Nelson) Sundby. He was a life long resident of the Stephen community. On October 17, 1946, he was united in marriage to Elvera Fodness at Stephen. They farmed in Parker Township and moved into Stephen in 1970. Elvera passed away on June 9, 1997. Arthur married Doris Harris on August 7, 2004 and they lived in Stephen.

He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and Stephen Senior Citizens Club. Art enjoyed music, visiting and spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed greatly.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Doris; children, Shirley (Lloyd) Welsh of Grand Forks, ND, Lee (Joyce) Sundby of Grand Forks, ND, Ricky (Diane) Sundby of Bismarck, ND, Robert Sundby of Drayton, ND and Donna (Jim) Safranski of Stephen, MN; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Arden (Joanne) Sundby of Moorhead, MN; sister, Evelyn (Arnold) Skjerven of Newfolden, MN; step-children, Bev (Roy) Loken, Dianna (Bill) Bromaghin, Sharon Mutscher, Lynn Harris, Roxanne (Jack) Crayton and Lanette (Chad) Swendseid; ten step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elvera Sundby; brothers, Harry, Vernon, William and Allan and sisters, Dagny and Opal.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Stephen cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky