Kevin Sundbom

Kevin Sundbom, 59, of Buxton, N.D., formerly of Bagley, Minnesota died on March 25, 2021 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D. 

Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. at the Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel of Bagley, Minn. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment was held at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery, at Ebro Corner, rural Bagley, Minn. 

Kevin was born on Dec. 20, 1961 the son of Harvey and Avis (Peterson) Sundbom. He was baptized and confirmed at Cross Lake Lutheran Church in Fosston. Kevin attended Bagley High School graduating in 1980. After graduation, Kevin attended Lineman School in Wadena, Minn. In 1984, he entered the United States Army and worked withy the Military Police. After serving our country, he was honorably discharged in 1986 and continued to serve on the National Guard. Kevin worked as a correctional officer at the jail shortly after being discharged from the army, before he started working for the Border Patrol in 1995. After Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11), the ICE (Immigration Customs Enforcement) was established. Kevin began working for ICE in 2002 until his retirement in 2016. During his time of work, he visited six of the seven continents. He enjoyed volunteering at local churches. Kevin was a member of the Irvin Blix American Legion Post #16 of Bagley and attended St. Olaf Church in Reynolds, N.D. Kevin had a passion for guns and did a lot of competitive shooting; especially pistols. Kevin and his Buddy also entered Bow competitions and did very well. Kevin enjoyed deer hunting and taking his kids deer hunting. Kevin’s favorite pastime was spoiling his son and daughter, they were his life. 

He is survived by his daughter – Jessica (Andrew) Anderson of Mandan, N.D.

Son – Tyler Sundbom of Buxton.

Mother – Avis Sundbom of Clearbrook, Minn.

Brother – Ray (Lori) Sundbom of Clearbrook, Minn.

Sister – Kim (Mike) Trudeau of Fergus Falls, Minn.

Numerous nieces, great nieces and great nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his dad – Harvey; his grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles. 

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