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Ronald C. Lagerstrom 82, of Glenwood City, Wisconsin passed away peacefully March 3, 2013 at Glenhaven.

Ron was born September 15, 1930 in Glenwood City, WI to Andy and Vic (Jacobson) Lagerstrom. He graduated from Glenwood City High School in 1948 and served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. Ron was married to Jean Hildebrandt on October 24th, 1953 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Glenwood City. The marriage was blessed with three children, Chuck, Rhonda and Ed.

Ron worked 37 years for the Chicago Northwestern railroad as a Signal Maintainer, retiring in 1991. He enjoyed many outdoor activities including, gardening, fishing and especially deer hunting. He was an avid furniture refinisher and restored numerous family heirlooms. During his retirement he enjoyed going to the family cabin near Webb Lake WI, where he would spend time with family, enjoy the grandkids and catch a few fish.

Ron is survived by his wife Jean; children, Chuck (Kim) Lagerstrom of River Falls, Rhonda (Reggie) Carlton of Spooner and Ed (Julie) Lagerstrom of Edina, MN; 8 grandchildren, Kyle Carlton of Manitowoc, Katy Carlton of Rice Lake, Colin Carlton of Spooner, Jill Lagerstrom of Hudson, Andrew Lagerstrom of Kansas City, MO, Jack, Elizabeth and George Lagerstrom of Edina MN; brother Dean (Maxine) Lagerstrom of Darby, Montana and sister Carol (Fred) Hunter of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Glenwood City, WI with Rev. Diane House officiating. Interment of cremains will be in the Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood City, WI. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 4-8 and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.