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Kent Rundquist -- Douglas

October 9, 2018

Kent R. Rundquist, 55, of Douglas, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Season’s Hospice in Rochester surrounded by his loving family.

Kent Robert Rundquist was born on Feb. 16, 1963, to Robert Jr. and Nancy (Kent) Rundquist in Rochester. In 1981 he graduated from Pine Island High School. He worked for a friend on their farm and worked at Tractor Supply in Rochester.

On Nov. 3, 1990, he married Lynn Stuve. The couple moved to Douglas in 1992. He started working part time for the United States Postal Service in 1985, and it led to a full-time rural mail carrier position. He was a member of BCCA (Beer Can Collectors of America), VSCA (Vintage Snowmobile Club of America) and the Zumbro Valley Tractor Club. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and working on and collecting snowmobiles, tractors, beer cans, small scale tractors and small-scale football helmets. He also enjoyed camping, the annual tractor driver, model cars and he loved to garden.

Kent is survived by his wife, Lynn, of Douglas; son, Brandon Rundquist, of Douglas; his parents, Robert Jr. and Nancy Rundquist, of Pine Island; maternal grandmother, Iris Kent of Pine Island, and paternal grandfather, Robert Rundquist, Sr., of West Concord, ; two sisters, Kris (Steve) Hollingsworth, of St. Cloud, and Kelli (Dan) Snapp, of Chaska; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Schuyler Kent and paternal grandmother, Eulah Rundquist.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Ranfranz and Vine Remembrance and Reception Centre (5482 Royal Place NW, Rochester). Inurnment will take place in the Center Grove Cemetery in Douglas.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Season’s Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

The family would like to thank the staff at Seasons Hospice for the wonderful care they provided for Kent.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901 507-289-3600 www.ranfranzandvinefh.com.

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