Chester H. Tidlund Sr., 86, of Montague, a retired assistant foods manager at Hampshire Dining Commons, died Sept. 23 at home.
Born in Amherst, he was a World War II veteran who served in the Army in Europe and Asia from 1944-46 and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He began working on campus in 1944 before entering the service. After his discharge, he returned to the University in 1947 and served continuously from 1948 until his retirement in 1991.
He leaves his wife, Florence of Montague; his son, Chester Tidlund Jr.