R. Lewis Bundgard

R. Lewis Bundgard

March 1952 – August 2020

R. Lewis Bundgard passed away on August 6, 2020.   Son of Phil and Marge Bundgard of Hilmar, CA, born in Turlock, CA March 18, 1952.  His former wife Marybeth preceded him in death. Lewis is survived by 2 sons, Tyler Bundgard (Mollie) and stepson Chris, granddaughter Cozette, all of Southern CA, and 3 siblings, Peter Bundgard of Natchez, MS, Gary Bundgard of Sonora, CA and Nancy Jaureguy of Lake Tahoe, NV. 

Lewis was raised in Hilmar, CA and graduated from Hilmar High School in 1970.  He enjoyed many career opportunities, from a floral designer at Webb’s Flowers in Turlock, CA to the Food and Beverage Director at The Ritz-Carlton Resort in Laguna Niguel, CA.   After many years of owning his own business, Mid-Valley Landscaping in Hilmar, CA, Lewis “retired” to MN where he continued working as a commercial driver for wind power construction.  During his free time he enjoyed renovating his home in Devils Lake, MN, traveling to visit family, and spending time with friends. 

A Memorial and Celebration of Life for Lewis will be held from 1:00-4:00 on Oct. 16, 2021 at the Bundgard Family home place on Bloss Ave. in Hilmar, CA.  We welcome all who knew and loved Lewis to join us for food and fellowship. 


  • Nancy Jaureguy October 2, 2021 5:50 pm

    Miss you big brother! So glad Covid has let up enough to allow us to celebrate your life.

  • Karen Vititoe October 7, 2021 4:42 pm

    I remember all the wonderful times Nancy and I had with Lewis. He was so sweet and fun. I know he is missed by all. Love to all the family. I know the 16th will be a wonderful celebration of life for Lewis. 🙏💙

  • Barbara October 12, 2021 10:32 pm

    Miss you Lewis

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