Lester Marion Jorstad

Lester Marion Jorstad

Birth
McCallsburg, Story County, Iowa, USA
Death 29 Sep 2004 (aged 89)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Elkton, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11562568 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
Lester Marion Jorstad, 89, of Adams, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at the Adams Health Care Center.

He was born June 4, 1915, to Jonas and Odella (Danielson) Jorstad in Warren Township, McCallsburg, Iowa.
The family moved to Minnesota, where he graduated from Elkton High School in 1933 and from Rochester Community College. Lester farmed in the Elkton area.
On Nov. 30, 1963, he married Daphine Nelson Kraft at St. John's Lutheran Church in Elkton. They lived in Rose Creek for 27 years and, more recently, in Adams.
Lester enjoyed fishing, bird watching, woodworking and furniture refinishing.

Survivors include his wife, Daphine Jorstad, Adams; stepchildren, Roger (Peggy) Kraft, Austin; Marlys (David) Senjem, Rochester; Ronald (Sandra) Kraft, Houston; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Viola Austin, Marysville, Calif.; Vida Rankin, Boone, Iowa; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and Saturday at the church for one hour before the service.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Elkton, with Pastor Greg Mannel officiating.
Interment: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Elkton.
Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.


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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 18 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11562568
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Marion Jorstad (4 Jun 1915–29 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11562568, citing Saint Johns Cemetery, Elkton, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .