Robert Bergstrom, 74

Robert Winston Bergstrom, age 74, of Cokato, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

He was born May 31, 1941, in Cokato, to Gordy and Helen Bergstrom. Bob was confirmed at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato.

He graduated from Cokato High School in 1959.

Bob served his country for four years in the United States Navy.

He was united to Karen Hilleren Aug. 23, 1969, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson. This union was blessed with the birth of three children.

Bob grew up and lived the majority of his life in Cokato. He loved sports and was active his entire life.

He enjoyed attending and participating in his community’s sporting events, loved his family, and enjoyed the time he spent with them.

Bob is survived by his children, Matt (Bridget) Bergstrom, Ross Bergstrom, and Jill (Luke) Huggett; grandchildren Jake, Grace, and Brynlee Bergstrom, and Gwen and Olive Huggett; a brother, Jon (Marion) Bergstrom; and a sister, Penny (Jim) Marchand.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Karen.

A funeral service took place Saturday, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements were with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato; www.swansonpeterson.com.

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