Douglas B. Amundson, age 81, of Cambridge died October 9, 2017 at home from cancer. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Monday, October 16th at Cambridge Lutheran Church. A time for visiting will begin one hour prior to the service at the church. Private interment will be in oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Douglas Amundson was born December 31, 1935 to Ben and Martha (Jurgensen) Amundson in Mora, Minnesota. He attended Mora High School and then graduated from Mechanic Arts High School in St. Paul in 1954. He was on active duty with the US Army for six years. In 1959 he married Kathryn Greeley. They resided in St. Paul and West St. Paul for 14 years before moving to Cambridge in 1976. They were members of Cambridge Lutheran Church.
He retired after 37 years as an accountant for Burlington Northern Railroad. Winters were spent in Panama City Beach, Florida, where he pursued his favorite hobby of metal detecting. He was a long time member of the Northwest Coin Club and enjoyed over 50 years of coin collecting. His other passions were golf, fishing, bowling and gardening.
Douglas passed away October 9, 2017 at home, from cancer at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 10 days. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark; brother, Ray Amundson; sisters, Beatrice Pitcher and Betty Beasley.
Douglas is survived by his wife, Kathryn Amundson of Cambridge; daughter, Loreli and husband, Jeff Zimmerman of Columbus, Minnesota; son, Michael and wife, Kimberly Tyl of Eagan, Minnesota; one granddaughter, Tara Zimmerman (fiancé, Nicholas Christianson) of Columbus, Minnesota; sister, Dixie (Woodrow) Krueger of Oakdale, Minnesota; and by many other relatives and friends.