James Edward Lund

October 5, 1945 - January 9, 2019

James E. Lund, 73, of Plano formerly of Chicago, went home to his Lord and savior Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  James was born October 5, 1945, in Chicago the son of Henry Aloysius and Mildred Marie (Horman) Lund.

Jim was a loving family man.  During the 1970’s Jim raised two children as a single parent with love support and great humility.  He was a compassionate man who enjoyed helping anyone in need.  Hard working, he was employed for many years as an Ink Printer at Eddie Price, then Graphic Sales before settling in at ITW for many years until his retirement.  Following retirement Jim soon learned he didn’t enjoy having empty time and not having purpose.  He went back to work at Mooseheart Child City. Disney world was a huge passion for Jim, he loved taking his family especially his grandchildren to enjoy all the wonders Disney provided. 

He is survived by his daughter Michelle (Paul) Chavez, a son Tom Lund; three grandchildren, Anthony, Frankie and Gabby Chavez; four brothers, John (Nancy) Lund, Bob (Joan) Lund, Ken Lund and Joe (Fran) Lund; a niece Christine Lund-Molfese; and seven nephews, Tim, Mark, Eric, Mike, Pat Lund and Robert and Albert Bellanger. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Rev. Don Lund and David Lund.

Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. 

Funeral services will begin with prayers 10:00 A.M Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from Moss Family Funeral Home before proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 West Main Street Batavia, IL to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at        



Guest Book

  • RH Our condolence to the Family. May God give you the ‘power beyond what is normal’ to go from one day to the next. 2 Corinthians 4:7
  • Greg Hoskins Michelle -- so sorry to hear about your Dad. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
  • Daisy Garcia Whenever I think of Jim I can't help but smile he was such an amazing man and coworker. I was lucky enough to have known him for a year, Jim was always someone that could put a smile on your face, someone you can trust and someone who cared so deeply for others. Jim will always be part of our lives.
  • Jennifer Franklin I have had the pleasure of working with Jim at Mooseheart for the past 5 months and it was never a dull moment. He always had a story to tell or something funny to say. I will definitely miss working with you Jim. May you rest in peace 💙
  • Michelle Chavez You were such an amazing dad and grandfather. I don;t know what I would have done without you all these years and I don;t know what I am going to do without you the next. When you said "this too shall pass" to me the other day and I told you that this passing would mean you being in heaven, you just hugged me. I love you dad. I'll never forget you.
  • Irma Hrycyk It was a pleasure working with Jim at Meyercord. A devoted family man, who talked a lot about his Disney Cruise with his grandchildren. May you rest in peace, Jim.
  • Ahed Hussein Can't remember any Wednesday morning without chatting with Jim. He gave me the latest sports news; and a little of politics. I know you are in much better place right now, but I'm going to miss you my friend.