B: 28 Jan 1935, near Lake Bronson, MN
D: 11 Jul 2002, of Strandquist, died at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND
M: 02 Dec 1972, Gula Paetznick, in Middle River.
FN: Carl Stromgren
MN: Ruby Sauder
Children of Reuben Stromgren and Gula Paetznick:
Reuben Stromgren Obituary
Kittson County Enterprise, 24 July 2002
Strandquist, Minn. - Reuben Stromgren, 67, Strandquist, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, Thursday, July 11, 2002.
Reuben was born near Lake Bronson on January 28, 1935, the son of Carl and Ruby (Sauder) Stromgren. He grew up on the family farm in Jupiter Township of Kittson County and attended school in Lake Bronson.
On Dec. 2, 1972, he married Gula Paetznick in Middle River. Reuben farmed and worked at Artic Cat in Thief River Falls for over 10 years. He also mowed county roads in Kittson and Marshall Counties until in 1985 when he retired because of failing health.
Family members include his wife, Gula; a son, LeRoy Stromgren, Thief River Falls; three daughters, Diane Stromgren, Argyle, Carol Stromgren, Thief River Falls and Donna Stromgren, Grand Forks; sever grandchildren; his mother, Ruby, Hallock; a sister, Clarice Hanson, Hallock; and three brothers, Ronald (Marie) Stromgren, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Roger (Janet) Stromgren, Mandan, and Wayne (Laurie) Stromgren, Strandquist; as well as nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, a son, Bobby, and a sister, Arlene Clark.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 16, 2002, 10 a.m. in the Bethesda Lutheran Church, Strandquist. Rev. David Pretty presided.
Honorary pallbearers were family and friends. Interment was in West Emmaus Cemetery, rural Kennedy.
Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.