Marwood “Woody” Laurence Hunstad died peacefully at home in rural Pillager on Monday, January 20, 2020. A memorial service will be held 11:00AM Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church on Pine Beach Road, Brainerd. A gathering of family and friends will be held 6:30PM, Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Dubore Funeral Home in Warren, MN. A funeral service will be held 10:30AM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at Alma Lutheran Free Church in Argyle, MN.
Woody was born August 11, 1940 in Thief River Falls to Jens and Agnes (Stanghelle) Hunstad. He graduated from Agricultural College in Crookston, and spent a year at the University of Minnesota. He married his wife, Shirley Boe, June 27, 1964. Woody settled on his family farm in East of Argyle, where he farmed until he started as owner of Crop Insurance Associates – Hallock. He enjoyed his time involved in the church, acting on the boards for both Alma & Good Shepherd. Woody was clerk of Wright Township for 39 years. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, and playing sports with them. Woody loved hunting, fishing, and golfing. He will be dearly missed.
Woody is survived by his wife Shirley; children Shawn (Anna) Hunstad of Pillager, Shannon (Amy) Hunstad of Strandquist, Stephanie Hanson of Glyndon; grandchildren, Jordan, Cole (Cierra) and Ridge Hunstad, Ally (Michael) Monda, Shayla, Ryder, and Brooke Hunstad, Jake, Jordal, and Jasmine Hanson; 3 great grandchildren, Mila & Maverick Monda, Oliver Hunstad; sister, Marlene (Eugene) Jorgenson.
Woody is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Willis Jerome Hunstad.
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