March 11, 1934 - January 23, 2020
Blaine James Lund, age 85, peacefully passed away on January 23, 2020 with his beloved wife, Anita of 56 years by his side in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born March 11, 1934 in Cedar City, Utah as the fifth and youngest child of Tom and Ethel Lund. He grew up in Modena where he worked and played with his family as they ran the B.J. Lund Store, Hotel, and Cafe. He enjoyed many colorful adventures along the railroad and in the surrounding desert. He participated in every sport available in school as he attended both B.Y. High and Cedar High Schools, football being his favorite. He was a proud graduate of Cedar High School and went on to play one year of college football at CSU. He enlisted in the Army during the Korean conflict, where he was honored to serve his country as a surgical technician. After completing his military service he was called on a 2 ½ year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in his beloved Norway. He continued his education and graduated from BYU where he met the love of his life, Anita Woodruff. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple April 3,1964. Their life together was filled with love and laughter as they enjoyed many adventures, challenges and joys. Blaine provided for his wife and 5 children working as a salesman for Woodruff Sales for many years. Throughout his life he served in many callings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with the highlight being his 11 years of service as an ordinance worker at the Jordan River Temple. Music was a major part of his life whether he was singing, whistling or playing the harmonica. He had a tender heart but was a man to the core, loving hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Blaine loved life and saw the good in everyone and everything. His optimism, jovial sense of humor and positive attitude influenced many and brought joy to all who knew him. He is survived by his beloved wife Anita, 5 children and their spouses, 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and his sister Darlene Pendleton.
Blaine James Lund, age 85, peacefully passed away on January 23, 2020 with his beloved wife, Anita of 56 years by his side in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born March 11, 1934 in Cedar City, Utah as the fifth and youngest child of Tom and Ethel... View Obituary & Service Information
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