Oster Covenant Church
Saturday, April 27, 2013
AT THE FUNERAL HOME
Friday, April 26, 2013
Wallace Alden Strandquist, 97, of Oster (rural Waverly), went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on April 23, 2013 at the Elim Home in Watertown. .
Wallace was born on February 18, 1916 in Oster (Woodland Township), son of David and Esther Strandquist. He graduated in 1934 from Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis and completed one year of business school. On November 31, 1941, Wallace was united in marriage to Audrey Sutherland in Edina, MN. They were married for 57 years and farmed in the Oster community. Wallace was a faithful member of the Oster Covenant Church, having served as trustee and treasurer.
He is survived by his loving family: daughter and son-in-law, Lois and Glenn Fredeen of Orono, granddaughters, Pam (Jon) Bloom of Minneapolis, Julie (Rick) Clerc of Windom; great-grandchildren, Levi, Eliana, Peter, Moriah and Micah Bloom, Ethan, Colin and Emily Clerc; sister, Ruth Deidrick of Waverly, sister-in-law, Joyce Erickson of Plymouth, brother-in-law, Harry Johnson of Watertown, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey in 1998; his parents, David and Esther Strandquist; brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Novia Strandquist; sister-in-law, Louella Johnson; brother-in-laws, Douglas Erickson and Calvin Deidrick; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Arthur and Hannah Sutherland.