Danny Lynn Lund

February 02, 1952 - September 10, 2023


Obituary For Danny Lynn Lund

BLACK EARTH/DEFOREST/SUN PRAIRIE/ARENA/MADISON – Danny Lynn Lund, age 71, reunited with his wife, Karen Lund, on September 10, 2023. Danny was born on February 2, 1952, in Springfield, IL to Howard Lund and Viola Hopple. He graduated from Sun Prairie High School in 1972. After school he was drafted into the US Army. Danny married his church sweetheart, Karen Byinton. He spent his career dedicated to the care of veterans such as himself, working at the VA Hospital. Danny was a long-standing member of Madison Baptist Church. He loved working on cars, fishing, watching the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs. Danny was a loving husband, dedicated father, and was admired by many in his community.

Danny is survived by his daughter, Shawna Lund (Michael Gullens); grandchildren, David, Harmonie, Emma, Sophia, Malachi, Steven III, Layla, and Iris; siblings, Audra (Willie) Keith, LaVonne Frees, and Donnie Frees. He is further survived by other family in Missouri and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Allen Wiedenback; and wife, Karen.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Shawna will be in contact with details.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2418 N. Sherman Avenue


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  • September 21, 2023

    Shawna, just to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Shirley and Jimmy Brom Family that lived kiddy corner from you and your parents on Manor Dr.

  • September 18, 2023

    Shawna, this has got to be the hardest thing you have ever done but be strong. I wanted to share my memory of my husband Martin, Danny's uncle, me and Danny went to the House on the Rock. We had such a wonderful time and lots of laughs. Spending that time with Danny meant the world to us. Be strong.

  • September 16, 2023

    I worked with Danny for 20 years and after retirement we shared many a coffee together. He will be missed. John Lowrey

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