J. Bernard Hultquist
J. Bernard Hultquist, 85, rural Winfield, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Sunrise Terrace Care Center.
Funeral services will be Friday Feb. 1, at 10:30 a.m. at the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Burial will follow at the Swedesburg Church Cemetery with flag presentation rites.
Friends may call on Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, where the family will meet with friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Swedesburg Lutheran Church.
The son of Frederick and Lillian (Sandeen) Hultquist, he was born Nov. 27, 1927, at Mt. Pleasant. On Feb. 17, 1951, he married Treva Bontrager at Swedesburg; she preceded him in death. He was a 1945 graduate of the Olds High School and attended Iowa State University for a semester. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Olds American Legion, Swedish Heritage Society, Mt. Pleasant Chorale and a former 4-H leader for several years. He was a member of the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he was active in church-related organizations.
Survivors include one son, Duayne (Michelle) Hultquist of Mt. Pleasant; one daughter, Lynn (Glenn) Graf of Mt. Pleasant; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren;
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, Eric; one brother, Glenn Hultquist and one sister, Josephine Green.