The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 22, 2014

Kenneth Dean 'Stick' Lundquist

The Commercial-News

---- — COVINGTON, Ind. — Kenneth Dean “Stick” Lundquist, 75, of Covington, Ind., died at 7:05 a.m. EDT Saturday, April 19, 2014, at The Waters of Covington.

Ken was born in Chicago on June 27, 1938. He was the son of Ben and Loretta (Hess) Lundquist.

He graduated from Brookston High School in 1957. Ken grew up in Duluth, Minn., and lived in Covington, Ind., the past 30 years. He was married to Liz Seaton for 30 years.

Ken was a mechanic and worked for Bill Smith Salvage in Danville and later Clark Chevrolet, retiring in 2008. He was a race car driver in Boswell, Ind., and Danville. He was a member of Hedrick Church of God. He loved building street rods and drinking coffee with his friends at Lindee’s.

Ken is survived by his daughter, Eryka Lundquist of Covington, Ind.; brother, Lloyd Lundquist (wife, Karen) of Watertown, N.Y.; and sister, Janice Peterson (husband, Dale) of Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Don Lundquist.

Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport, Ind., on Sunday, April 27, from noon EDT until memorial service time at 1 p.m. EDT, with Pastor David Cheatwood officiating. Following services, there will be a time of food and fellowship at Hedrick Church of God, 942 S. Adams St., Williamsport, Ind.

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