Curtis E. Soderstrom, age 97, of Isanti and Bethel died November 28, 2018 at The Estates in Rush City. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, December 7th, at the St. Francis American Legion in St. Francis with a visitation beginning at 1:00 P.M. until the service at 3:00 PM with a luncheon to follow at 4:00 PM.
Curtis E. Soderstrom was born on Long Lake in Isanti County February 11, 1921. The family moved shortly after that to Bethel, MN where his father had a dairy farm and second hand store. Curt joined the Marine Corps in 1942 and served honorably in the World War II in the South Pacific. Upon his return from the service he came home and married Ruth Olson. They had 2 sons, Raymond & Mark. He purchased his father’s hardware store and for the rest of his life he owned and operated a number of small businesses. He continued working until he was 86 years old.
Curt passed away peacefully on November 28, 2018 at the age of 97 years. He was preceded in death by his brother, Wallace (Bud); his wife, Ruth; daughter-in-law, Shelly; grandson, Callan and granddaughter, Amanda.
He is survived by sons, Raymond and Mark; grandson, J. Hunter; and niece, Robin of Pasadena, California.