Remembering Stuart Lundberg


Stuart A. Lundberg, associate professor emeritus of accountancy, died July 13 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks. He was 75.

Lundberg, the son of Selmer and Ida (Arneson) Lundberg, was born Oct. 8, 1932 in Grafton, N.D. He grew up and graduated from Grafton High School in 1950. In 1954, he graduated from UDN with a bachelor's degree in accounting. In 1961, he graduated with a law degree, and in 1964, he received a master of accountancy from UND. In 1981, he received a LLM from the University of Denver.

Lundberg enlisted in the U.S. Navy to attend Officer Candidate School and was commissioned as Ensign in the Naval Supply Corps in 1955. He served in the Navy for a total of three years, with his longest assignment being aboard the destroyer, USS Wedderburn. He attended several reunions with shipmates who served on that destroyer.

On release from active duty as a Lieutenant Junior grade in 1957, he returned to North Dakota and UND. He achieved designation as a Certified Public Accountant and taught at UND. He retired in 1994 after 33 years of service.

Lundberg married Marilyn Gorter Aug. 19, 1961.

He enjoyed restoring old Corvettes. He was a member of the South Forks Lions Club and Calvary Lutheran Church.

Lundberg is survived by his wife, Marilyn; sons, Scott (Annette Lang) of New York, William of Minneapolis, Mark of Grand Forks; brothers, Lowell (Marlys) of Fargo, Loren (Priscilla) of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Lyn (Dale) Webb of Yuma, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Beth Bank of Grand Forks, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services were held July 19 at Calvary Lutheran Church, with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to UND Accounting Department.