Wilfred L. Bostrom, age 95, of Cambridge passed away May 14, 2007 at Grandview Christian Home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 18th at Country Roads Church in Stacy (formerly Oxford Baptist). A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 17th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel. Interment will be in Fridsborg Cemetery.
Wilfred Leslie Bostrom was born December 31, 1911 in Athens Township, Isanti County, to Erick and Clara Bostrom. He was raised and attended school in Athens. On June 26, 1936 he married Gladys Erickson. They made their home in Minneapolis for a time and then moved to Athens Township, rural Isanti, where they farmed. Besides farming he also drove school bus for 30 years for the Cambridge-Isanti Schools. Wilfred was also an automobile mechanic and during World War II he worked at Northern Pump. His wife, Gladys, died on June 22, 1988. On October 22, 1988 he married Mae Dahl and they made their home in Stacy. His wife, Mae, died January 2, 1995. On September 29, 1995 he married Gwendolyn Schwartz and they made their home in Stacy until moving to Riverhills in Cambridge three years ago. Wilfred was a long time member of Country Roads Church, formerly Oxford Baptist Church, in rural Stacy. He also enjoyed fishing and deer hunting.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wives, Gladys and Mae; 1 brother, Gordon; 1 sister, Inez Israel. He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn of Cambridge; 4 children, Gerald (Renate) Bostrom of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, James (Carol) Bostrom of Isanti, Betty (Norman) Laschinger of Wyoming, Minnesota, Larry (Karen) Bostrom of Aitkin; 17 grandchildren; and by several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.