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Insurance company executive

Lee Mark Are Bondhus, American insurance company executive. Recipient Merit award National Association Mutual Insurance Company, 1983, Service award, 1986; Lee Bondhus Endowment Fund established in his honor Wartburg College, 1990.


Bondhus, Lee Mark Are was born on April 14, 1939 in Storden, Minnesota, United States. Son of Truman Alfred and Avis Ruth (Marks) Bondhus.


Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State University, 1961. Master of Science, South Dakota State University, 1964.


Teacher, coach, South High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1961-1963;graduate assistant, South Dakot State University, Brookings, 1963-1964;head football coach, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa., 1964-1973;self-employed, 1974-1978;manager, Westbrook Mutual Insurance Company, Storden, Minnesota, 1978-1987;president, Chief Executive Officer, Reins. Associations Minnesota, Esko, since 1987;also director, Reins. Associations Minnesota, Esko.

Chairman of the Board Minnesota Association Farm Mutual Insurance Company, St. Cloud, 1985. Chairman of the Board National Association Mutual Insurance Company, Indianapolis, since 1994.


Married Harriette Rebecca Nelson, December 27, 1957. Children: Mark, Thomas.

Truman Alfred Bondhus

Avis Ruth (Marks) Bondhus

Harriette Rebecca Nelson

Mark Bondhus

Thomas Bondhus