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Folstad, Charles D. -- 1930 - 1994


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 11/26/2010 at 14:13:54

Charles Donald Folstad was born Jan. 13, 1930, at Spring Grove, MN. He was the son of Martin and Olga (Klegseth) Folstad. Charles became a child of God through his infant baptism March 15, 1930, Hesper Lutheran Church and confirmed his Christian faith here January 25, 1944. He attended the Hesper School and graduated from Mabel High School in 1949. He was a Korean War veteran.

On Feb. 27, 1960, Charles was united in marriage with Barbara Rehwinkel at Burr Oak Lutheran church, Burr Oak, IA. They farmed in Hesper Township all his life. Charles was a member of Hesper Lutheran Church, Mabel American Legion and VFW Post, and a member of the Grenadier Band in Mabel. On Tuesday evening, November 8, 1994, Charles passed away at the Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, IA, at 64 years of age.

Survivors are his wife, Barbara; four sons; Paul, Rodney, both of Decorah, IA, Steven of Columbia, MO, Glenn of Burr Oak, IA; two daughters; Karen, Mrs. Scott Olson; and Lisa, Mrs. Mike Roney, both of Decorah, IA; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two brothers; Maynard and Arland, both of Mabel, MN; one sister; Beatrice Schmitz of Caledonia, MN. His parents and two brothers preceded him in death. Blessed be Charles' memory among us.

Pallbearers: Roger Schmitz, David Schmitz, Lester Folstad, Allan Folstad, Mark Folstad, Duane Flak and Dale Flak. Honorary Pallbearers: Harry Olson Jr., Erwin Stortz, Edwin Macha, Robert Vang, Charles Bacon, Elmer Slifka, Arland Folstad, Clarence Lee Jr., Roger Gaare, Bernard Wanless and Charles Hagen.

From the church bulletin at his funeral:


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