Joyce Lundquist

January 25, 1930 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 91)


Joyce Lundquist, age 91, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Friday, February 12th, at Essentia Health Living Center in Fosston. Graveside services will be announced and held at a later date. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at

Joyce Marcelyn Hunstad was born on January 25, 1930 in Argyle, Minnesota to parents Narve and Gladys (Sollum) Hunstad. She was raised and attended school in rural Argyle. She finished high school in Crookston, Minnesota. She attended nursing school at Deaconess Hospital in Grand Forks where she became a registered nurse.

Joyce was married to Donald Lundquist on September 19, 1953 in Argyle. They lived in Junction City, Kansas while Don was in the military. Fosston became their home in 1962.

Don and Joyce had three daughters, Debra, Donna and Judy, and one stillborn son.

Joyce was a member of the Fosston Baptist Church and was involved in many areas of ministry. She was a Girl Scout leader and a member of many community organizations. She loved singing, reading, and knitting. She made many pairs of mittens that she donated to various organizations. She spent time with Don in their airplane visiting various parts of the country. She was a special grandmother to all her grandchildren. Don passed away in 1996.

Joyce had been a resident of the Essentia Living Center in Fosston for the past 10 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra (husband, Jeff) Vogel of Brooklyn Park, MN, Donna (husband, Michael) Wester of Caro, MI, and Judy (husband, Craig) Larson of Fosston. Grandchildren and great grandchildren, Katie and Justin Howard (their children, Madelyn & Evan) of Shoreview, MN, Becci and Micah Casteel (their children, Eily, Esme & Shasta) of Littleton, CO, Amanda and Andrew Wohlhuter (their child, Kaden) of Fosston, Joshua and Lizzie Wester of Fargo, ND, and Sarah and Cameron Klingenberg of Grand Rapids, MI; and sister-in-law, Eunice Hams of Red Lake Falls, MN.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; infant son; infant grandson, Daniel; her mother and father-in-law, Lydia and Magnus Lundquist; many brothers and sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.

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