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Joan Edna Morford Bungum, age 88, of Chisago City, MN passed away on March 25, 2022.
Joan was born on June 21, 1933, to Dwight and Edna (Ramsborg) Morford in Owatonna, MN. She attended Claremont High and graduated in the class of 1951. She furthered her education at Mankato State University from 1951 to 1952. On June 6, 1954, she was united in marriage to Donald Norman Bungum in Claremont, MN. Their marriage was blessed with three children.
Joan was a gifted genealogist and worked on many branches of both her and her husband’s family trees. She shared her expertise and love of family history with many people. Joan and Don traveled extensively, visiting 34 countries and six continents. Their favorite trips were always those that included visits with family around the world. Joan and Don hosted hundreds of family and friends at their lake home, sharing food, stories, and laughter. She especially enjoyed time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.
Joan is survived by her husband Donald Norman Bungum, children; David (Michele), Jane (Louis Zupancic) Bungum and Philip (Shyn Woan); grandchildren; Donald (Alicia) Bungum, Mary (Jeffrey) Bloodworth, Samuel (Monica) Bungum, Lydia, and Sonja Zupancic, Haaken, Maline, and Seth Bungum; great-grandchildren Josephine, Mara, Peter, Andrew, Rosemary, and Theodore Bungum, and Anne Bloodworth; sister, Helen (Oscar) Haglund, in-laws Jan and Donald Blattie, Verleen (James) Bungum, Marlys (Charles) Bungum, Peter Bungum, John and Lorna Bungum, and Mark Bungum, as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents Dwight and Edna Morford and sister and brother-in-law Carol and Glenn Fields and in-laws G. Norman and Elise (Throndson) Bungum, Paul and Nellie Bungum, Elizabeth (Bungum) and William Caswell, Charles Bungum, James
Funeral Service 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Lakes Free Church in Lindstrom. A visitation will be held from 1 – 3 p.m. at church. Interment will be at West St. Olaf Cemetery in Hayfield, Minnesota at a later date. Arrangements are with Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom, Minnesota. Condolences may be expressed online at www. grandstrandfh.com.