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Phone: (210) 688-3090

Email: zion@zionsa.org

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30-5:00 and Friday 8:30-3:00.

Mailing Address: 9944 Leslie Road San Antonio, TX 78254

We are located at loop 1604 and Braun Rd

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Rev. Mark Lundquist (Pastor)

Known to all by his middle name Mark, Rev. Lundquist was born January 29, 1952 in Rice Lake, WI to the late Lambert Hedman (d. 1954), and the late Rev. George Lundquist and Julia Erickson (d. 2005 and 1994, respectively) of Willmar, MN. He was the second of three children.

Mark was a graduate of Willmar High School, Class of 1970, Willmar, MN; earned an AA in Social Work from Willmar State Junior College, Willmar, MN; received a BA in Special Education from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD; graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA; and, in 1982, was ordained as a member of the clergy with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

In 1982, Rev. Lundquist accepted his first call as Pastor at Good News Lutheran Church in San Antonio, TX. From 1982 – 1986, he served at Zion Lutheran Church in Castroville, TX, and from 1986 – 1988 served at Zion Lutheran Church of Helotes in San Antonio, TX. From there, Mark served as a Staff Chaplain at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital (1985 – 2005) and at VITAS Hospice (2005 – 2009), both in San Antonio, TX. At the time of his death, Rev. Lundquist was a Staff Chaplain with Benefis Healthcare Systems in Great Falls, MT.

Mark was passionate about his career and his calling to help those in need. He became a Board Certified Chaplain and a member of the Association of Professional Chaplains in 1998. In 2001, he served as a member of the Spiritual Care Aviation Response Team for the American Red Cross, Atlanta, GA, and, in 2003, served as a member of the Critical Response Team/Spiritual Care Response Team for the American Red Cross, Pine Bluff, AR.

Mark greatly enjoyed camping, hiking, photography, golf, spending time with friends and family, and volunteer work. A few of the organizations he gave time to include San Antonio Habitat for Humanity, The United Way, and the San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries Shelter.

Rev. Cleon Mark Lundquist, 59, of Great Falls, MT, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 4:38 a.m. in Austin, TX.