Family continues tradition of lutefisk in Forest Lake

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Photo by Cliff Buchan Reagan Underdahl, 10, samples some lutefisk with his grandfather, Jim Underdahl. The Underdahl family has been coming to the Faith Lutheran Church annual dinner for more than 40 years.

Photo by Cliff Buchan
Reagan Underdahl, 10, samples some lutefisk with his grandfather, Jim Underdahl. The Underdahl family has been coming to the Faith Lutheran Church annual dinner for more than 40 years.

Brothers Greg, Paul and Terry Underdahl were just boys when their father, Jim Underdahl, began feeding them lutefisk at least once a year.

Now full grown adult men, the Underdahl brothers and their dad made the return trek to Faith Lutheran Church in Forest Lake on “Holy Tuesday” with the family patriarch.

“I learned to love it and like it as a kid,” Jim Underdahl said on Tuesday, Dec. 1 as he and six family members waited in line for their turn at the lutefisk serving line. They were among the 440 or so fish lovers who took part in the 68th annual church dinner.

Greg and his wife, Tina, of North Branch; Paul and son Reagan, 10, of Columbus; and Terry and girlfriend Teri, of North Branch, rounded out the Underdahl party of seven.

 

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