On a bright, early spring afternoon, Jesse, left this world and left a gigantic hole in the hearts of his family and friends. On Thursday, March 17, 2022, Jesse, age 45, passed at his home in Salina, surrounded by family, after a courageous and valiant battle with brain cancer.
Jesse Vincent Lund was born on September 11, 1976 in Richfield, to Garry and Glenda Barney Lund of Salina. Jesse was born with adventure and always lived life full throttle. From bicycles to motorcycles, horses to snowmobiles, Jesse was always on the go. Jesse graduated with the North Sevier High School class of 1995. With a twinkle in his eyes and a winning smile on his face, Jesse soared into the hearts of everyone he met. Jesse faithfully delivered a smile with every package working for UPS.
Jesse married Tia Bastian on July 26, 2008 in Richfield. They welcomed Remi Jae in 2009. Together they enjoyed trips to Lake Powell, harvesting the perfect Christmas tree, hunting and horse rides. They loved the mountains and desert and adventures all over Utah. They especially loved family time after snowmobiling into the cabin and Jesse’s beloved Henry Mountains.
Jess had a reputation for being a great hand, helping friends and family scout and fill their tags. He will be remembered for being loyal, fun, smart, and driven to be the best in all his endeavors. Jesse always had a plan and was meticulous about details. Everything was always taken care of and you were sure to have a great time when Jesser was there. Jesse was proud of his heritage and loved working on the farm. Even as a young boy, he would race to the door to meet his grandpa and help with chores. He developed a love for camping from his youth. He loved his family. He loved being with his cousins, uncles, parents and grandparents. He absolutely adored Remi and Tia and loved sharing his adventurous spirit with them. Jesse has countless friends made through his many hobbies and love of life. People were drawn to Jess and loved to be around him. He will be greatly missed.
Jesse is survived by his wife, Tia; daughter, Remi; and parents: Garry and Glenda; grandparents, Glen and Melva Barney, and Arva Lund; siblings: Nanette (Devin) Prisbrey and Hayley (Jason) Lewis; brother-in-law, Jeremy (Jalene) Bastian; and devoted companions, Dox and Ed.
Preceded in death by brother, Jerod Lund; grandfather, Deloyd Lund and grandmother, Lela Workman.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Salina Stake Center, where friends may call Thursday evening from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. or Friday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Salina Pioneer Cemetery. Live streaming of the services and online guestbook can be found at www.maglebymortuary.com under Jesse’s obituary. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.