Ted Nelson Lundrigan, 72, of Pine River, MN, passed away August 30, 2020, surrounded by his wife and children. Ted was born in Brainerd, MN, on December 29, 1947, to Don and Thea (Gunderson) Lundrigan. Ted attended the University of Minnesota, and entered the United States Army, where he was a medic in Vietnam. Upon returning from Vietnam, he completed his degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. He began practicing law with his father, Don, until opening his own practice. Ted was the city attorney for Pine River for many years. He was passionate about the outdoors and was a founding member of the Deep Portage Learning Center. Ted was an avid grouse hunter, spending most of his fall days in the woods. His experiences grouse hunting led him to author three books: Hunting the Sun, Grouse and Lesser Gods, and A Bird in the Hand. He also loved shooting sporting clays, trap, and skeet with his family and friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandkids.
Ted is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cheryl; daughter, Tessa (Andy) Spraetz, and grandson Tyler; son, Max Lundrigan; daughter, Molly (Nick) Keefe, and grandchildren Elaina and Nolan; brother, Don (Julie) Lundrigan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ted was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Thea Lundrigan and daughter, Elly Rose Lundrigan.
A visitation will be held Friday, September 4, from 5 pm – 7 pm at Kline Funeral Home in Pine River, with a private family burial service held Saturday, September 5. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Ted are preferred and will be donated to Deep Portage Learning Center.
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