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Michael Bergstrom

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June 14, 1941-July 28, 2009

Michael A. "Mickey" Bergstrom, 68, of Rochert, died Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.

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Michael A. Bergstrom was born to Gust and Mary (Ryan) Bergstrom on June 14, 1941 in Fargo. He grew up in rural Rochert and attended school in Frazee. He worked at the Swift Turkey Plant in Detroit Lakes for several years. He also farmed and cut wood.

Mickey enjoyed playing the accordion and the harmonica. He also liked to garden. He was known to be a very good hearted, kind, generous person.

Surviving Mickey are his sister, Esther (LeRoy) Baumgart of Detroit Lakes; four brothers, Gustave "Billy" Bergstrom, John (Shirley) Bergstrom, Albert Bergstrom and David (Lora) Bergstrom, all of Rochert; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Tom Bergstrom; twin sister Mary Ann Bergstrom, in infancy; and a sister-in-law, Betty Bergstrom.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 31 at the North Woods Harvest Barn Cowboy Church in rural Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. Brian Erickson officiating. There will be visitation for one hour prior to services at the church.

Burial will be in Senjen Cemetery, Rochert. Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.

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