In Memory

Lester Gwynn

Lester Gwynn died May 17, 1999 at the age of 54 in Fargo, ND. Born Jan. 27, 1943 to Ivan and Mildred at New Rockford.  Moved to Cgtn. as a young child where he was raised and attended school.  Nov. 1962 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in Vietnam War, following release he was employed at Steinman Mfg. in Carrington, moved to Cooperstown and worked for Melroe for nine years.  July 27, 1968, married Judith Olson at Carrington.  The family moved to Pipestone, Minn., in 1975 where he was employed by a dairy farm.  1976 they moved to West Fargo where he worked as a welder at Mid America Steel until he became handicapped in 1990.  Survived by wife Judy, daughter Rebecca, Fargo; son Robert, West Fargo.  He had four brothers Steven (Shirley), Dean (Betty), Jerry and Murl, three half brothers James Sharbono, Lyle Sharbono, and Roland Sharbono (Mary Lou). He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph (Joe) Gwynn.