A funeral service was Saturday, March 16 at Chisago Lakes Lutheran Church, Center City. Interment with military honors was at Scandinavian Cemetery, Forest Lake.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 30 years, Katherine; children, Shawn (Rachel), Crystal Schroeder (Josh Moe), Stephanie Wallraff (JC Pechaver); grandchildren, Mikayla, Skye, Kyle, Zack, Cameron, Nick, Josiah; siblings, Hank (Nancy), Linda (Kevin) Frank, Raymond (Debbie), Charles, Charlene (Steve) Olson, and Pauline (Kurt) Schwartz; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Richard (Nancy) Bowen, Bill (Janeen) Bowen, Susan (Gary) Olson, Sandra (Joe) Niemczyk, Robert Bowen; god-daughter, Shannon Carufel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Charles; brother, William; mother- and father-in-law, Norma and Dick Bowen.
Roberts Family Funeral Home handled the arrangements.