Pulju, age 70, of Dundas, died on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at the
A memorial visitation will be held in the Boldt Funeral Home,
Faribault, on Thursday, December 20, 2007 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a prayer
service held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.
Lester, the son of Waino and Ruth (Anhorn) Pulju was born on
October 29, 1937 in Walcott Township. The family later moved to Dundas.
Lester graduated from the Northfield High School in 1956 and then served in
the U. S. Army. He married Bernice Janda in 1962 and later they were
divorced. He was formerly employed the Northfield News, and by Montgomery
Wards and Japs Olsen Printing both of Minneapolis. He moved to Livingston,
Montana and was employed by Rocky Mountain Printing before returning to
Dundas to be with his family. Lester had a great sense of humor, he loved to
joke and laugh. He enjoyed cooking and throwing darts. Lester was a cowboy
and mountain man at heart, he treasured the “West” and was a rock and
He is survived by his mother, Ruth of Dundas; two sons, Corwyn (and
JoAnn) Pulju of Northfield and Michael (and Laura) Pulju of Minnetonka; two
grandchildren, Nicole (and Tyler) Thompson of Northfield and Rebecca Pulju
of Northfield; two brothers, Phillip (and Delores) Pulju and George (and
Pearl) Pulju all of St. Paul; two sisters, Hazel (and Lewis) Schwanke of
Nerstrand and Dorothy (and Keith) DeMell of Ft. Collins, Colorado; many
nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Waino; one brother,
Milford; and his fiancée Patricia Miller.
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