Leonard Hagstrom

Leonard L. Hagstrom, 87

Burtrum

May 20, 1927 - May 25, 2014

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Grey Eagle for Leonard Hagstrom who died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday at St. Otto's Care Center in Little Falls. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church in Grey Eagle.

Leonard Leo Hagstrom was born May 20, 1927 in Elmdale Township, Morrison County, Minnesota to August and Ruth (Anderson) Hagstrom. He was united in marriage to Louise Ainali on October 15, 1950 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Grey Eagle. Leonard was a farmer who raised dairy and beef cattle and also raised sheep.

He was proud to have lived on the family farm for over 85 years. Leonard was an outdoorsman who loved cutting wood and looking for mushrooms. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and attending family parties on Molly Lake.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Hagstrom of Burtrum; children, Neil (Judith) Hagstrom of Burtrum, Douglas Hagstrom of Benson, Sherry (John) Zeis of Burtrum, and Melanie (Gary) Erickson of Little Falls; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James "Jimmy" Hagstrom; and daughter-in-law, Cynthia Hagstrom.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on May 27, 2014