|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1930|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2012|
January 20, 1930 ~ April 8, 2012
David Westrum, 82, of Bemidji, MN died Sunday, Apr. 8, 2012 at home.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 12, 2012 at First Lutheran Church, Bemidji.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wed., Apr. 11, 2012 at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, MN.
David Walter Westrum was born Jan. 20, 1930 in Clearbrook, MN to Oliver and Hilma (Johnson) Westrum. He grew up and attended school in Clearbrook, MN. He worked as a farmhand before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his discharge he worked in carpentry, roofing and logging. In 1960 he went to work at Georgia Pacific as a forklift operator retiring from there in 1992. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening and traveling. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by daughters, Vicki (Craig) Limbocker, Solway, Karen (Greg) Claypool, Solway, Yvonne (Russ) Schoenfelder, Bemidji, Susan (Jim) Lundquist, Elk River; son, James (Kim) Westrum, Bemidji; brother, Arthur Westrum, Bemidji; sister, Brenda (Larry) Strowbridge, Becida; 21 grandchildren; 33, great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver & Hilma Westrum; brothers, Harvey Westrum and Clayton Westrum; sisters, Lyla Eichstadt, Viola Nyland, Doris Sukert and Ardis Hill.
Created by: High Plains
Record added: May 23, 2012
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