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Robert Hedstrom

Nov. 23, 1955-Aug. 17, 2011

Robert W. Hedstrom, 55, of Lake Park, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at his home in Lake Park.

Robert was born to Ogden and Edith (Berg) Hedstrom on November 23, 1955, in Detroit Lakes. He grew up and attended school in Lake Park, graduating from Lake Park High School. He was confirmed in Lake Park Lutheran Church, where he was a life member. He worked at the Felton Elevator and the Lake Park Elevator.

Robert enjoyed deer hunting and gardening. In the years since his father's death he had been the primary caregiver for his mother.

Surviving Robert are his mother, Edith Hedstrom, Lake Park; brother, Russell (Debra) Hedstrom, Fargo; sister-in-law, Becky Hedstrom, St. Cloud, Minn.; nephew and nieces, Wendy (Scott) Paulson, Sabin, Minn., Barry, Brady and Kirby Hedstrom, all of Fargo, Jason (Kathy) Hedstrom, Bemidji, Jeff (Shannon) Hedstrom, Lincoln, N.D., and Brian Hedstrom, St. Cloud; and special friend, Michelle Hannie, Fargo.

Preceding him in death were his father, Ogden, and his brother, Ronald.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, with funeral services following at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, in Lake Park Lutheran Church, Lake Park.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

There is an online guestbook available for those wishing to leave messages of sympathy and condolences at