The Free Press, Mankato, MN


October 10, 2011

David C. Ugland

— David C. Ugland, age 75, of Le Center was born May 9, 1936, in Grantsburg, WI. He was baptized in Mora, MN and confirmed at the Norwegian Evangelical Church in Lester Prairie. He attended grade school in Norwood and graduated from Arlington High School in 1954. He joined the United States Air Force in 1954.

On April 4, 1959, he married Vivian Hagen at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Belview, MN. The marriage was blessed with four sons.

In 1970, David received membership at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Le Center. He was a dedicated and faithful member. He served on numerous committees and helped with the ushering and for youth events.

David worked for Ford Motor Co. for 30 years and retired in October, 1993. He was a member of the UAW 879.

He was an avid sports fan, especially football and basketball. In his retirement years, he and Vivian enjoyed traveling. He was dedicated to his family and enjoyed being with them.

David C. Ugland died Sunday, October 9, 2011, at his home in Le Center. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 13 from 9–11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Le Center. The funeral service will be on Thursday, October 13 at 11 a.m. also at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Le Center. Burial is at Arlington Public Cemetery in Arlington, MN.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and one sister Margaret Burns.

He is survived by his wife Vivian of 52 years; four sons, Jamison (Lynn) of West Virginia, Jay (Julie) of Faribault, Wade (Tammy) of Las Vegas, David (Mary) of Eden Prairie; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Megan, Allyson, Jamison, Kathryn, Autumn and Brady; four step-grandchildren, Justin and Travis, Allyson and Blair.

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